Rating:
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Kelly Creek Bridge

Photos 

Deck view

Photo taken by Gene Smania

BH Photo #196784

Map 

Description 

Bridge has been removed as of 11 August 2015

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Kelly Creek on E3000N Rd
Location
Ford County, Illinois
Status
Removed
History
Built 1926
Design
Lost Pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 87.9 ft.
Total length: 90.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.83506, -88.21676   (decimal degrees)
40°50'06" N, 88°13'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/397413/4521159 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Piper City
Inventory numbers
IL 027-3071 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 39793 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 11, 2015: Updated by Matt Lohry: Bridge has been removed according to forum post and Google Earth
  • December 22, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Changed status and description from lost/replaced. Bridge still in place but closed.
  • April 3, 2011: New photos from Jacob P. Bernard
  • February 9, 2009: Added by Robert Stephenson

Sources 

Comments 

Kelly Creek Bridge
Posted August 11, 2015, by RDB (bluehavanaross [at] gmail [dot] com)

Imagery from Google Earth appears to show that this bridge has been removed.

Kelly Creek Bridge
Posted December 22, 2012, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Looks as if scrappers are nibbling away. Do the pieces look torch cut?

Kelly Creek Bridge
Posted March 11, 2011, by Gene Smania

State structure number 027-3071.