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South Deere Park Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in February 2012

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BH Photo #224463

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Description 

Interesting note the spelling of "Deere" park as in John Deere not like the animal deer. Couldn't find a connection. Wondered if there was a story here.

Facts 

Overview
Arch bridge over a small ravine on South Deere Park Drive in Highland Park
Location
Highland Park, Lake County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built in 1928, restored in 1994
Design
Concrete Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 32.1 ft.
Total length: 43.9 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.15349, -87.76151   (decimal degrees)
42°09'13" N, 87°45'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/437085/4667098 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Highland Park
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
150
Inventory numbers
IL 049-6584 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15431 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 85.5 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • February 3, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Photos, corrected GPS

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