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West Channel Benton Street Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in January 2012

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BH Photo #223542

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Facts 

Overview
Arch bridge over Fox River, West 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
+41.75639, -88.31806   (decimal degrees)
41°45'23" N, 88°19'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/390425/4623568 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Aurora North
Average daily traffic (as of 2000)
8,500
Inventory numbers
IL 045-6001 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15404 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 71.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Arch (11,473)
Aurora, Illinois (40)
Built 1924 (688)
Built during 1920s (9,433)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,747)
Deck arch (10,723)
Functionally obsolete (7,294)
Illinois (4,441)
Kane County, Illinois (113)
Open (38,319)
Owned by city (4,889)
Skewed (4,804)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,544)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,636)

Update Log 

  • January 18, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro

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