Rating:
5 votes

1550th Ave Wood Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in March 2012

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BH Photo #227788

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over BNSF RR on 1550th Ave 1.5 mi N of Orion
Location
Henry County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1945
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 22.0 ft.
Total length: 108.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.37617, -90.37132   (decimal degrees)
41°22'34" N, 90°22'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/719824/4583851 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Green Rock
Inventory numbers
IL 037-9911 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 47625 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2011)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 58.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
75

Update Log 

  • May 17, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Removed category "Railroad" as this is a road bridge not a railroad bridge
  • March 15, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • January 22, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Changed name to what locals call it
  • January 11, 2011: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com