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Walnut Creek Bridge

Photos 

Bridge has concrete floor. It was on a terrible dirt road, not even gravel. Don't attempt to see it if the road is wet at all.

Photo taken by Brian McKee in June 2009

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BH Photo #141982

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Walnut Creek on CR1700E
Location
Knox County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Design
Riveted, 5-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.8 ft.
Total length: 74.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.09452, -90.11641   (decimal degrees)
41°05'40" N, 90°06'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/742181/4553256 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Victoria
Land survey
T. 13 N., R. 3 E., Sec. 23
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
10
Inventory numbers
IL 048-3152 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15413 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 22 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

5-panel truss (460)
Illinois (4,414)
Knox County, Illinois (38)
One-lane traffic (7,531)
Open (37,945)
Owned by township (2,452)
Pony truss (15,443)
Pratt pony truss (3,312)
Pratt truss (8,382)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,365)
Structurally deficient (17,432)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,807)
Truss (30,592)

Update Log 

  • June 30, 2009: New photos from Brian McKee

Sources 

  • Brian McKee - bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com