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Pike Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Tom Hall in September 2009

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BH Photo #145948

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Pike Creek on TR 224, 3.25 mi. west of Martinton
Location
Iroquois County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1955
Design
Rigid-connected, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 103.3 ft.
Deck width: 18.3 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.91482, -87.78006   (decimal degrees)
40°54'53" N, 87°46'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/434310/4529594 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
L'Erable
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
150
Inventory numbers
IL 038-4533 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15324 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2009)
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: 29.9 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • July 6, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Corrected GPS coordinates.
  • July 5, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • September 7, 2009: New photos from Tom Hall

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