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Mosquito Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in March 2012

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BH Photo #227784

Map 

Description 

NBI listed as Steel Stringer. Turned out to be Timber Stringer, wooden deck.

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Mosquito Creek on Warner Castle Rd 4 mi N of Orion
Location
Henry County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1938
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 20.0 ft.
Total length: 47.8 ft.
Deck width: 20.3 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.41003, -90.37577   (decimal degrees)
41°24'36" N, 90°22'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/719338/4587599 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Coal Valley
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
75
Inventory numbers
IL 037-3045 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15306 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 80.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Beam (15,712)
Built 1938 (859)
Built during 1930s (11,750)
Henry County, Illinois (56)
Illinois (4,647)
NR-eligible (4,048)
Open (39,880)
Owned by township (2,703)
Span length under 25 feet (6,893)
Timber stringer (4,015)
Total length 25-50 feet (11,192)
Wooden deck (6,069)

Update Log 

  • March 15, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Changed type to Timber Stringer, added photos
  • January 22, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Changed road name

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