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Flat Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Dale Travis

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BH Photo #112796

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Flat Creek on TR 53, .5 mi. west of Humboldt
Location
Coles County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1895
Design
Pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 59.3 ft.
Total length: 60.3 ft.
Deck width: 13.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.60029, -88.32970   (decimal degrees)
39°36'01" N, 88°19'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/385836/4384239 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Humboldt
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
25
Inventory numbers
IL 015-3075 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15083 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 21 (out of 100)
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Categories 

19th Century (6,595)
5-panel truss (460)
Built 1895 (247)
Built during 1890s (2,652)
Coles County, Illinois (34)
Illinois (4,410)
One-lane traffic (7,527)
Open (37,869)
Owned by township (2,441)
Pin-connected (3,634)
Pony truss (15,398)
Pratt pony truss (3,299)
Pratt truss (8,341)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,337)
Structurally deficient (17,495)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,788)
Truss (30,494)
Wooden deck (5,961)

Update Log 

  • May 15, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Added built date

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