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Kickapoo Creek Bridge

Photos 

West side, South end

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in March 2008

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BH Photo #115511

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Arch bridge over Kickapoo creek on TR 197, 1 mi. south of Coles Airport
Location
Charleston, Coles County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1909
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 47.9 ft.
Total length: 49.8 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.46286, -88.25082   (decimal degrees)
39°27'46" N, 88°15'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/392396/4368889 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mattoon East
Inventory numbers
IL 015-3137 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15087 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2012)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 61.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
100

Update Log 

  • July 24, 2016: New photo from David Huffman
  • May 15, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Changed name and added built date
  • February 7, 2009: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Overview, Creek and GPS
  • June 20, 2008: New photo from Robert Stephenson

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