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Bishop Creek Bridge

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Note: The following information comes from the National Bridge Inventory and has not been verified.
Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Bishop Creek on TR 251, 3.5 mi. southwest of Elliotstow
Location
Effingham County, Illinois
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1909; replaced 2002
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 41.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.98722, -88.51889   (decimal degrees)
38°59'14" N, 88°31'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/368449/4316455 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hord
Inventory numbers
IL 025-3114 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15212 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1909 (662)
Built during 1900s (6,469)
Effingham County, Illinois (30)
Illinois (3,976)
Lost (19,748)
Lost 2002 (457)
Lost during 2000s (3,786)
Owned by township (2,357)
Pony truss (15,189)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,084)
Structurally deficient (18,027)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,144)
Truss (29,882)
Wooden deck (5,894)