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Old Route 66 Rooks Creek Bridge (Former Westbound Lane)

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in December 2012

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BH Photo #244852

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Rooks Creek on abandoned WB lane of Old US 66
Location
Livingston County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1946, bypasses by new alignment
Design
Steel stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.81487, -88.67806   (decimal degrees)
40°48'54" N, 88°40'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/358475/4519561 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Southwest Pontiac
Inventory number
BH 48463 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (15,810)
Built 1946 (207)
Built during 1940s (4,108)
Have street view (27,072)
Illinois (4,687)
Livingston County, Illinois (105)
Open to pedestrians (4,253)
Preserved (1,195)
Steel stringer (6,286)
US 66 (300)

Update Log 

  • December 20, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • December 19, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added photos and changed name to Westbound.
  • March 21, 2011: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com