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Main Street Arch Bridge

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Main Street Bridge over Fox River @ Ottawa, IL

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Old Ottawa Scenes, La Salle County Genealogy Guild

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BH Photo #349375

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Description 

1922 structure was an open spandrel arch made of concrete

Facts 

Overview
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Fox River on E Main Street
Location
Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1922; Replaced 1997
Railroads
- Chicago, Ottawa & Peoria Railway (CO&P)
- Interurban
Design
Open-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 79.7 ft.
Total length: 234.9 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.34577, -88.84039   (decimal degrees)
41°20'45" N, 88°50'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/346028/4578775 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ottawa
Inventory number
BH 67551 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 91.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
5,900

Update Log 

  • February 27, 2016: New photo from Gene Smania
  • February 24, 2016: Updated by Gene Smania: Photos can be found @ Structures Once Located In La Salle County, IL-Lyle Hamm Postcard & Photo Collection
  • February 23, 2016: Updated by Gene Smania: original structure type added
  • January 24, 2016: New Street View added by Steve Conro
  • June 9, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added category "Chicago, Ottawa & Peoria Railway"

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