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IL 130 Embarras River Bridge

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IL 130 Embarras River Bridge

Mattoon Journal Gazette: April 27 1976

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BH Photo #441846

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Embarras River on IL 130
Location
Charleston, Coles County, Illinois
Status
No longer exists. Replaced by new bridge.
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.45750, -88.14638   (decimal degrees)
39°27'27" N, 88°08'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/401374/4368174 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84066 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Charleston, Illinois (12)
Coles County, Illinois (34)
Concrete balustrade (746)
Illinois (4,380)
Lost (20,518)
Lost 1981 (69)
Lost during 1980s (1,117)
Through truss (13,486)
Truss (30,380)

Update Log 

  • January 6, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

IL 130 Embarras River Bridge
Posted January 20, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

You're welcome Dave !

IL 130 Embarras River Bridge
Posted January 20, 2019, by Dave Huffman (dwh1970 [at] charter [dot] net)

Thanks for the info. My family moved to Charleston in 1979 and I remember crossing the bridge before it was replaced.

IL 130 Embarras River Bridge
Posted January 19, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

New bridge was in place by 1981 other than that I don't have an exact date.

IL 130 Embarras River Bridge
Posted January 19, 2019, by Dave Huffman (dwh1970 [at] charter [dot] net)

Is the demolition date known for this bridge?