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Beaucoup Road Bridge

Photo 

HAARGIS photo

BH Photo #165012

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss over Beaucoup Creek on Old Beaucoup Road (FAS 1916) west of Vergennes
Location
Jackson County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a concrete bridge on a new alignment
History
Built 1904; replaced 1987
Design
6-panel Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.90324, -89.37663   (decimal degrees)
37°54'12" N, 89°22'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/291049/4197742 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ava
Land survey
T. 7 S., R. 3 W., Sec. 24
Inventory number
BH 15340 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1904 (515)
Built during 1900s (6,712)
Illinois (4,441)
Jackson County, Illinois (45)
Lost (21,297)
Lost 1987 (184)
Lost during 1980s (1,162)
Pratt through truss (4,883)
Pratt truss (8,500)
Replaced by new bridge (14,047)
Through truss (13,848)
Truss (30,947)

Update Log 

  • May 12, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Added GPS and Design

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