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Drainage Ditch Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Tom Hall in September 2009

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BH Photo #145856

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Drainage Ditch on CR1780E .5 mi. southwest of Papineau
Location
Iroquois County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Pin-connected, 2-panel half-hip Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 26.2 ft.
Total length: 27.2 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.95757, -87.79463   (decimal degrees)
40°57'27" N, 87°47'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/433126/4534350 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
L'Erable
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
50
Inventory numbers
IL 038-5028 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15310 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 22.9 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • December 9, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished and replaced.
  • October 25, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • September 5, 2009: New photos from Tom Hall

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Comments 

Drainage Ditch Bridge
Posted October 25, 2011, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Good to know that Iroquois County is upgrading all it's major thoroughfares...the cattle will be very pleased!

Drainage Ditch Bridge
Posted October 25, 2011, by Nathan Holth

The county filed an Environmental Survey Request for the replacement of this bridge on May 2011.