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Sugar Creek Bridge

Photos 

West side

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in March 2009

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BH Photo #136115

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Sugar Creek on TR 256, 1 mi. northeast of Gordon
Location
Crawford County, Illinois
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1909
Design
Riveted, 4-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 61.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.01699, -87.66779   (decimal degrees)
39°01'01" N, 87°40'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/442188/4318874 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hutsonville
Inventory numbers
IL 017-3304 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15187 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

4-panel truss (273)
Built 1909 (780)
Built during 1900s (7,340)
Closed (2,683)
Crawford County, Illinois (48)
Illinois (4,752)
Owned by township (2,783)
Pony truss (16,312)
Pratt pony truss (3,670)
Pratt truss (9,394)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,127)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,326)
Truss (33,135)

Update Log 

  • March 27, 2009: New photos from Robert Stephenson

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Comments 

Sugar Creek Bridge
Posted September 18, 2007, by Robert Stephenson (rstephenson [at] mchsi [dot] com)

Pictures taken 9-16-2007