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Beethoven Road Bridge

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Photo taken by Kim Harvey in August 2008

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BH Photo #119952

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over BNSF Railway on Beethoven Road, 1.5 mi. northwest of Woodlawn
Location
Jefferson County, Illinois
Status
Removed 2011
History
Built ca. 1950; removed 2011
Design
Brown Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.8 ft.
Total length: 182.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.34333, -89.06528   (decimal degrees)
38°20'36" N, 89°03'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/319513/4245928 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Woodlawn
Inventory numbers
IL 041-9914 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15362 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2011)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 33.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
10

Update Log 

  • January 27, 2012: Updated by Kim Harvey: bridge has been removed
  • September 20, 2008: Updated by Kim Harvey
  • August 4, 2008: Updated by Kim Harvey