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Stone Quarry Bridge

Photos 

West end

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in 2007

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BH Photo #132810

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Embarras River on TR 135D, 3.0 mi. northeast of Charleston
Location
Charleston, Coles County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1883; rehabilitated 2009
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Pin-connected, 12-panel Whipple through truss
Pin-connected, 2-panel Bedstead Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.1 ft.
Total length: 240.1 ft.
Deck width: 14.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 30, 1981
Also called
County Bridge #3111
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.52099, -88.11005   (decimal degrees)
39°31'16" N, 88°06'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/404586/4375182 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ashmore
Inventory numbers
IL 015-3111 (Illinois bridge number)
NRHP 81000215 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 15086 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2013)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 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)
100

Update Log 

  • July 24, 2016: New photos from David Huffman
  • December 27, 2015: Updated by Erik Hoffman: Specified design
  • April 17, 2010: New photos from Robert Stephenson
  • March 12, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Alternate name, Status and Design
  • February 9, 2009: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Status
  • February 1, 2009: New photo from Robert Stephenson
  • October 16, 2008: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Changed GPS coordinates

Sources 

Comments 

Stone Quarry Bridge
Posted October 3, 2015, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)
Stone Quarry Bridge
Posted September 13, 2007, by Robert Stephenson (rstephenson [at] mchsi [dot] com)

Pictures taken 9/09/07