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13th Street Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in February 2009

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BH Photo #134134

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Timber and steel stringer bridge over abandoned portion of Big Four Railroad on 13th Street in Saint Francisville
Location
Saint Francisville, Lawrence County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1909; rehabilitated 1950
Railroad
- Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Railway (CCC&StL)
Design
Main span: Steel stringer
Approach spans: Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 54.1 ft.
Total length: 181.1 ft.
Deck width: 18.4 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 26, 2016
Also called
Wooden Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.59281, -87.65336   (decimal degrees)
38°35'34" N, 87°39'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/443101/4271794 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Francisville
Inventory numbers
IL 051-9906 (Illinois bridge number)
NRHP 16000198 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 39998 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 54.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
225

Update Log 

  • July 11, 2016: Updated by James Baughn: Bridge is NRHP listed
  • April 24, 2009: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Overview and Categories
  • February 24, 2009: Added by Robert Stephenson

Sources 

  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com

Comments 

13th Street Bridge
Posted May 16, 2016, by Alli Jackson (allij87 [at] outlook [dot] com)

Was just added to National Register of Historical Places!