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Potawatomi Woods Forest Preserve Bridge

Photos 

Floods have wreaked havoc with the railing

Photo taken by Steve Conro in November 2011

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BH Photo #221244

Map 

Description 

One lane steel forest preserve bridge

Facts 

Overview
Deck truss bridge over S. Br. Kishwaukee River on forest preserve road
Location
De Kalb County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Design
Steel trusses with steel deck. Steel beam with concrete deck approaches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.09670, -88.86360   (decimal degrees)
42°05'48" N, 88°51'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/345891/4662193 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kirkland
Inventory number
BH 50376 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (14,364)
De Kalb County, Illinois (63)
Deck truss (1,605)
Illinois (4,469)
Kishwaukee River (27)
Open (38,203)
Owned by county (20,046)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,176)
Steel stringer (5,614)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,988)
Truss (31,215)

Update Log 

  • December 1, 2011: Added by Steve Conro

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