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Hog Branch Bridge

Photos 

Truss Web.

Source: IDOT ESR Report

BH Photo #273785

Map 

Description 

One truss line is removed/collapsed, the other is altered. Bridge likely no longer functions as a truss.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pratt pony truss bridge over Hog Branch on TR 238
Location
Douglas County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement.
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 15.4 ft.
Total length: 32.2 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.68806, -88.00417   (decimal degrees)
39°41'17" N, 88°00'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/413895/4393617 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oakland
Inventory numbers
IL 021-4812 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 59589 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,335)
Doomed (1,066)
Douglas County, Illinois (17)
Illinois (4,468)
Owned by township (2,495)
Pony truss (15,690)
Pratt pony truss (3,473)
Pratt truss (8,728)
Span length under 25 feet (6,521)
Structurally deficient (15,861)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,704)
Truss (31,211)

Update Log 

  • February 5, 2014: Added by Nathan Holth