Rating:
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Wood Street Bridge

Photos 

Pictures of new bridge

Photo taken by Steve Conro in December 2011

Enlarge

BH Photo #221440

Map 

Street View 

Description 

New 3 span steel plated girder replaced the old 4 span bridge that had been closed in 2002 for structural problems.

Facts 

Overview
Girder bridge over BNSF RR & Indian Creek on Wood Street in Aurora
Location
Aurora, Kane County, Illinois
Status
New Bridge built and opened in 2010
History
Built 1925; rehabilitated 1973. Replaced in 2010
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 74.2 ft.
Total length: 259.9 ft.
Deck width: 23.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.76718, -88.29556   (decimal degrees)
41°46'02" N, 88°17'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/392313/4624738 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Aurora North
Average daily traffic (as of 1998)
309
Inventory numbers
IL 045-6007 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 47629 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 20 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • July 17, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • December 6, 2011: New photos from Steve Conro
  • October 31, 2011: Updated by Steve Conro: Bridge has been replaced
  • January 11, 2011: Updated by J.P.: fixed location

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com