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Elsah Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken April 2006 by Charles Robinson

BH Photo #102227

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Kingpost pony truss bridge over Tributary to Mississippi River on Mill Street in Elsah
Location
Elsah, Jersey County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Rebuilt 1984
Design
Kingpost pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 25.9 ft.
Total length: 27.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.95512, -90.36047   (decimal degrees)
38°57'18" N, 90°21'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/728723/4315109 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elsah
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
1,000
Inventory numbers
IL 042-6000 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15363 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 78.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1984 (57)
Built during 1980s (592)
Elsah, Illinois (3)
Functionally obsolete (7,696)
Illinois (4,115)
Jersey County, Illinois (22)
Kingpost truss (148)
Modern (1,954)
Open (37,685)
Owned by city (4,736)
Pin-connected (3,590)
Pony truss (15,258)
Relocated (699)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,331)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,306)
Truss (30,068)

Update Log 

  • November 2, 2018: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • March 5, 2017: New photos from David Huffman
  • February 21, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Added creek name
  • May 22, 2006: Posted photos from Charles Robinson

Sources 

  • Charles Robinson - crobinson8 [at] charter [dot] net
  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • David Huffman
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com