1 vote

Stagecoach Road Bridge



Photo taken April 2006 by Charles Robinson

BH Photo #102236



Through truss bridge over Piasa Creek on Stagecoach Road (TR 154)
Jersey County, Illinois
Closed to traffic
Riveted, 6-panel Pratt through truss
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:
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
Inventory numbers
IL 042-3079 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15368 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 17.7 (out of 100)
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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


  • 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


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.