Rating:
2 votes

Old Route 66 (Drain Dt Bridge/Old Westbound US 66)

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in December 2012

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BH Photo #244826

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete tee beam bridge over Drain Dt on the abandoned WB lane of Old Route 66 (US 66)
Location
Livingston County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrians
Design
Concrete tee beam
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.77224, -88.70457   (decimal degrees)
40°46'20" N, 88°42'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/356147/4514871 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Southwest Pontiac
Inventory number
BH 50001 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (15,800)
Built 1954 (357)
Built during 1950s (3,858)
Concrete tee beam (3,174)
Have street view (27,060)
Illinois (4,686)
Livingston County, Illinois (105)
Open to pedestrians (4,249)
Preserved (1,194)
US 66 (300)

Update Log 

  • December 19, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added photos and changed name to Westbound.
  • November 2, 2011: Added by James McCray

Sources 

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

Comments 

Old Route 66 (Drain Dt Bridge/Old Westbound US 66)
Posted December 20, 2012, by Don Morrison

Hmmm....

I assume Drain Dt is shorthand for drainage ditch? I've never seen that one before. 8^B

Old Route 66 (Drain Dt Bridge/Old Westbound US 66)
Posted December 19, 2012, by Steve Conro (sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Changed name from southbound to westbound. Route 66 is an even number and even though it seems more south here its considered east and westbound.