Rating:
4 votes

West Channel Downer Place Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in January 2012

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BH Photo #223563

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Facts 

Overview
Three-span arch bridge over West Channel Fox River on Downer Place in Aurora
Location
Aurora, Kane County, Illinois
Status
Demolished
History
Built 1924
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 57.0 ft.
Total length: 169.9 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.75750, -88.31667   (decimal degrees)
41°45'27" N, 88°19'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/390542/4623689 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Aurora North
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
2,900
Inventory numbers
IL 045-6006 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15405 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2014)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 96.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • November 14, 2012: New photo from Steve Conro
  • May 16, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished.
  • January 20, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Lincoln Highway" new pictures
  • January 12, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • January 5, 2012: New photo from Steve Conro

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