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Garnett Road Bridge

Photos 

Side view

Photo submitted by John Shukites

BH Photo #102168

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete bridge over Big Muddy Branch on Garnett Road (Old IL 148), 1 mi. south of Christopher
Location
Franklin County, Illinois
Status
Closed to traffic
History
Built 1928; made obsolete by new bridge in 1967; closed 2009
Design
Concrete tee beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.9 ft.
Total length: 49.5 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.94806, -89.05670   (decimal degrees)
37°56'53" N, 89°03'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/319290/4202047 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Christopher
Inventory numbers
IL 028-0049IDOT 028-0049 (Illinois bridge number)
IL 028-0049 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15237 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 22, 2010: New photos from Richard Dale
  • February 23, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Added creek name
  • March 13, 2005: Posted photos by John Shukites

Sources 

Comments 

Garnett Road Bridge
Posted October 12, 2009, by R Dale

This bridge is now closed and blocked off on both sides

Garnett Road Bridge
Posted October 12, 2009, by R Dale

This bridge is now closed and blocked off on both sides

Garnett Road Bridge
Posted May 31, 2006, by Anonymous

There is no immediate threat of replacement that I am aware of but just recently, a 15 ton weight limit has been put on the bridge.