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Whiskey Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Tom Hall in May 2007

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BH Photo #127798

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Whiskey Creek on CR43
Location
Iroquois County, Illinois, and Vermilion County, Illinois
Status
bypassed and removed
History
Built 1896; rehabilitated 1933, removed 2014
Builder
- Massillon Bridge Co. of Massillon, Ohio
Design
Pratt Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 52.8 ft.
Total length: 55.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.48724, -87.85775   (decimal degrees)
40°29'14" N, 87°51'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/427305/4482191 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
East Lynn
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
25
Inventory numbers
IL 038-4138 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15336 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2012)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 26.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • July 1, 2015: Updated by Elliott Johnson: bridge has been removed
  • December 10, 2011: Updated by J.P.: bridge sits on a couny line
  • March 4, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Adjusted GPS coordinates
  • November 17, 2008: Updated by Tom Hall: photos, builder

Sources 

  • Tom Hall - thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com
  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com