The Decatur Harold, May 4 1960
BH Photo #440404
Location described as 2 miles North of and 1 mile East of Arthur over Lake Fork on the Garrett & Bourbon townships line.
In May 1960 the bridge was damaged by a dump truck overloaded with gravel. A decision was made to repair the bridge at a cost of $1200 as opposed to replacing it at an estimated cost of $50,000-$60,000. Farrier Construction Company of Mattoon was the sole bidder for the job of replacing girders and vertical beams.
- Lost Through truss bridge
- Douglas County, Illinois
- No longer exists
- Through truss
Total length: 177.0 ft.
- Inventory number
- BH 83927 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- December 31, 2018: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch
- Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com