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Whiskey Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Tom Hall in May 2007

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BH Photo #127795

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Whiskey Creek on TR 168
Location
Iroquois County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1929
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 77.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.54255, -87.84042   (decimal degrees)
40°32'33" N, 87°50'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/428832/4488316 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Claytonville
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
25
Inventory numbers
IL 038-4142 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15338 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 35.1 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1929 (938)
Built during 1920s (9,300)
Functionally obsolete (7,568)
Illinois (4,458)
Iroquois County, Illinois (47)
NR-eligible (3,994)
One-lane traffic (7,535)
Open (38,111)
Owned by township (2,466)
Pony truss (15,468)
Pratt pony truss (3,325)
Pratt truss (8,409)
Skewed (4,792)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,410)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,268)
Truss (30,745)

Update Log 

  • January 28, 2012: Updated by Tony Dillon: Adjusted coordinates that placed this bridge in a field.
  • November 17, 2008: Updated by Tom Hall: photos added

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