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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
Intact but closed to all 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
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
75
Inventory numbers
IL 015-3111 (Illinois bridge number)
NRHP 81000215 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 15086 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 21.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 4, 2019: New photo from David Huffman
  • May 14, 2018: New photo from Curtis Hudson
  • 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