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Fifteenth Street Bridge

Photos 

Postcard

South portal

Submitted by Robert Stephenson

BH Photo #115500

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost three-span through truss bridge over Embarras River on IL 1 (Fifteenth Street) in Lawrenceville
Location
Lawrenceville, Lawrence County, Illinois
Status
Destroyed in traffic accident and replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1922; replaced 1971
Design
Parker through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.73267, -87.68652   (decimal degrees)
38°43'58" N, 87°41'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/440329/4287335 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lawrenceville
Inventory number
BH 15437 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 30, 2018: Updated by Melissa Brand-Welch: Updated year lost
  • February 7, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Corrected GPS
  • June 20, 2008: New photo from Robert Stephenson

Sources 

  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com