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Horse Creek Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Note: The following information comes from the National Bridge Inventory and has not been verified.
Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Horse Creek on CH 48
Location
Kankakee County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1904; demolished 2009
Design
Pin-connected, 8-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 131.9 ft.
Total length: 133.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.19806, -88.14806   (decimal degrees)
41°11'53" N, 88°08'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/403735/4561378 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Essex
Inventory numbers
IL 046-3047 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 43439 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2008)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
50

Update Log 

  • October 1, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Comments 

Horse Creek Bridge
Posted August 12, 2010, by Bob Drake (Lastgas15 at aol dot com)

More pics showing the condition and the pin connection detail.

Horse Creek Bridge
Posted August 12, 2010, by Bob Drake (Lastgas15 at aol dot com)

These pics were taken a couple months before the bridge was demolished. It was in really sad condition.