Rating:
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Stagecoach Road Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken April 2006 by Charles Robinson

BH Photo #102236

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Piasa Creek on Stagecoach Road (TR 154)
Location
Jersey County, Illinois
Status
Closed to traffic
Design
Riveted, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 102.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.01969, -90.24177   (decimal degrees)
39°01'11" N, 90°14'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/738793/4322582 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brighton
Inventory numbers
IL 042-3079 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15368 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2008)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 17.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
150

Update Log 

  • March 5, 2017: New photos from David Huffman
  • July 2, 2014: New photos from Elliott Johnson
  • February 27, 2014: New photo from Jack Schmidt
  • July 25, 2011: Updated by Clark Vance: Added year per NBI
  • July 25, 2011: Updated by Luke Harden: changed status to closed via info from Keith Downing
  • September 16, 2008: New photos from Kim Harvey
  • May 22, 2006: Posted photos from Charles Robinson

Sources 

  • Charles Robinson - crobinson8 [at] charter [dot] net
  • Kim Harvey
  • Luke
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • David Huffman

Comments 

Stagecoach Road Bridge
Posted July 25, 2011, by Matt Lohry

Stringers? As far as I'm concerned, not a good reason to condemn an otherwise structurally sound truss bridge. Other than the deck, stringers are among the easiest members to replace, even if they are rigidly connected to the floor beams, as these are.

Stagecoach Road Bridge
Posted July 25, 2011, by Keith Downing

Bridge condemned/closed July 22 2011 Stringers rusted out.