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Tunnel Hill State Trail Extension - Cache River Bridge

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in August 2018

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BH Photo #434080

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Description 

Had hoped this was a rebuilt rail bridge like some of the others but disappointed to report, just another modern trail bridge. Even the piers look new.

Facts 

Overview
Modern concrete stringer bridge over Cache River on Tunnel Hill State Trail Extension (former Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad)
Location
Johnson County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists
Design
Concrete stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.31083, -89.00709   (decimal degrees)
37°18'39" N, 89°00'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/322136/4131242 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 82715 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (14,378)
Concrete stringer (683)
Illinois (4,470)
Johnson County, Illinois (38)
Open to pedestrians (3,817)
Owned by state (15,131)

Update Log 

  • September 3, 2018: Added by Steve Conro

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