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Iroquois River Bridge

Photos 

South profile

Gene Smania 1974

License: Released into public domain

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BH Photo #224219

Map 

Description 

West pony truss damaged when a vehicle crossing the bridge hit it. Structure had a wood deck, very long main span. Short length pony truss approach span at each end.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Iroquois River on 2850th North Road, 2.3 miles west of Ill Rt 1 @ Martinton
Location
Iroquois County, Illinois
Status
Lost
History
Built late 1890's, replaced late 1970's after damaged by motor vehicle
Design
Through truss with short one span pony truss approach at each end
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.93199, -87.81232   (decimal degrees)
40°55'55" N, 87°48'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/431612/4531525 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
L'Erable
Inventory number
BH 51147 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Illinois (4,688)
Iroquois County, Illinois (69)
Lost (25,020)
Lost 1974 (70)
Lost during 1970s (793)
Owned by township (2,750)
Pony truss (16,249)
Through truss (15,201)
Truss (32,992)

Update Log 

  • February 1, 2012: Added by Gene Smania