Rating:
6 votes

Spring Creek Branch 1250N Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken Sept. 2006 by Tom Hall

BH Photo #102205

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Two-span bedstead pony truss bridge over a branch of Spring Creek on 1250N Road
Location
Iroquois County, Illinois
Status
Closed to traffic
History
Built 1904
Builder
- Smith Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio
Design
Main span: Pin-connected, 4-panel Pratt bedstead truss
Approach: Double-intersection Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.5 ft.
Total length: 96.4 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.68557, -88.03803   (decimal degrees)
40°41'08" N, 88°02'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/412285/4504370 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Onarga West
Inventory numbers
IL 038-5332 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15330 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2006)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 25.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
59

Update Log 

  • September 16, 2012: Updated by James Baughn: Bridge is intact, but closed to traffic
  • January 29, 2007: Posted photos from Tom Hall

Sources 

  • Tom Hall - thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com