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Embarras River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Michael Roegner

BH Photo #165415

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Embarras River on TR 220
Location
Douglas County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1895; replaced 1997
Builder
- Youngstown Bridge Co. of Youngstown, Ohio
Design
Pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.1 ft.
Total length: 213.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.69693, -88.05906   (decimal degrees)
39°41'49" N, 88°03'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/409199/4394656 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oakland
Inventory numbers
IL 021-4810 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 38995 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/1990)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 20.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1991)
100

Update Log 

  • May 15, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Added builder and design
  • February 1, 2009: Added by Robert Stephenson

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Comments 

Embarras River Bridge
Posted February 4, 2010, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I agree. I don't recall ever seeing cresting exactly like this before.

Embarras River Bridge
Posted February 4, 2010, by Anthony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Unique cresting on this bridge!