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Shawneetown Bridge

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Overview
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Ohio River on IL 13/KY 56 at Old Shawneetown
Location
Gallatin County, Illinois, and Union County, Kentucky
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1955
Design
Cantilevered through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 825.1 ft.
Total length: 3,200.2 ft. (0.6 mi.)
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 19.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.69138, -88.13263   (decimal degrees)
37°41'29" N, 88°07'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/400141/4172177 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Shawneetown
Inventory numbers
IL 030-9900 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15254 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2011)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 54.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
2,600

Update Log 

  • March 10, 2010: Updated by Kim Harvey: minor change in GPS, street view

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Shawneetown Bridge
Posted April 26, 2011, by Molly Hill