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Swisher Hill Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Dale Travis in June 2007

BH Photo #133717

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over North Fork Salt Creek on TR 188 (1705E Rd.), 3.3 mi. northwest of Dewitt
Location
De Witt County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1911
Design
5-Panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 104.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.4 ft.
Also called
Salt Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.22304, -88.82124   (decimal degrees)
40°13'23" N, 88°49'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/345042/4454103 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
De Witt
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
275
Inventory numbers
IL 020-3079 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15196 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 18 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 2, 2014: New photos from Steve Conro
  • October 27, 2012: Updated by Wes Worsham: changed status to "Open" -- just drove across it today. Updated coordinates.
  • February 18, 2009: New photos from Wes Worsham

Sources 

  • Wes Worsham
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Salt Creek Bridge
Posted June 7, 2012, by Jpatrick (jesspatrick2 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I found this bridge while hunting on the north fork trail in 2001. I thought it was remarkable to see a structure with such small steel pieces riveted together like it is.

Salt Creek Bridge
Posted June 13, 2007, by Dale (Travis)

Photos taken 6-11-07