Rating:
5 votes

Little Wabash River Bridge

Photos 

South end

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in June 2008

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BH Photo #117062

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Little Wabash River on TR 157, 2.5 mi. south of Funkhouser
Location
Effingham County, Illinois
Status
Abandoned with portions of deck missing
History
Built 1909
Design
Pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 84.9 ft.
Total length: 86.9 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.06194, -88.60694   (decimal degrees)
39°03'43" N, 88°36'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/360969/4324879 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Effingham South
Inventory numbers
IL 025-3094 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15218 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 2002)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 0.00 (out of 100)

Update Log 

  • March 15, 2014: New photos from Elliott Johnson
  • July 8, 2008: New photos from Robert Stephenson
  • June 16, 2008: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Changed status

Sources 

  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com