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East Channel Benton Street Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in January 2012

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BH Photo #223543

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Three-span arch bridge over Fox River, East Channel, on Benton Street in Aurora
Location
Aurora, Kane County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1924; rehabilitated 1996
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 56.1 ft.
Total length: 173.8 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.75556, -88.31583   (decimal degrees)
41°45'20" N, 88°18'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/390608/4623473 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Aurora North
Average daily traffic (as of 2000)
8,500
Inventory numbers
IL 045-6000 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15397 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 71.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Arch (11,471)
Aurora, Illinois (40)
Built 1924 (687)
Built during 1920s (9,431)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,747)
Deck arch (10,720)
Functionally obsolete (7,299)
Illinois (4,441)
Kane County, Illinois (113)
Open (38,309)
Owned by city (4,885)
Skewed (4,804)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,542)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,634)

Update Log 

  • January 18, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • January 5, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro

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