Rating:
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Reynolds Drive Bridge

Photos 

East side from tracks

3/17/2008

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson

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BH Photo #115514

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Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over EI RR on Reynolds Drive in Charleston
Location
Charleston, Coles County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
The bridge is currently closed, city officials say they are still weighing various options for the future of the bridge.
History
Built 1909
Railroad
- New York, Chicago, & St. Louis Railroad (NKP)
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.9 ft.
Total length: 109.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.4 ft.
Also called
"H" Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.49359, -88.19125   (decimal degrees)
39°29'37" N, 88°11'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/397566/4372230 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Charleston South
Inventory numbers
IL 015-9900 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 36719 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2012)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 21.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
800

Update Log 

  • July 24, 2016: New photo from David Huffman
  • April 18, 2014: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Bridge name and status
  • October 8, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • July 14, 2008: Updated by Robert Stephenson
  • June 20, 2008: Added by Robert Stephenson

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Comments 

cool looking bridge
Posted October 15, 2009, by douglas rhine (douglasrhine [at] yahoo [dot] com)

cool bridge