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Division Street Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo submitted by David Backlin

BH Photo #102302

Map 

Description 

Originally built as IL4 bridge in 1926 then later that year Rte 4 was designated US66 in Pontiac. The bridge was rebuilt in 2005 in the original style using the original end posts.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete bridge over North Creek on Old US 66 (originally IL 4) in Pontiac
Location
Pontiac, Livingston County, Illinois
Status
Open
History
Built 1926, rebuilt in 2005
Design
Concrete tee beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 31.1 ft.
Total length: 33.1 ft.
Deck width: 32.8 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Old US66 North Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.88802, -88.63334   (decimal degrees)
40°53'17" N, 88°38'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/362398/4527610 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Northwest Pontiac
Inventory numbers
IL 053-0073 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15448 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 24, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Changed name and updated status, photos, history, GPS
  • March 22, 2005: Posted photos by David Backlin

Sources 

Comments 

Division Street Bridge
Posted June 24, 2012, by Steve Conro (sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Only for a short time while it was rebuilt in 2005

North Creek Old US 66 Bridge
Posted April 30, 2008, by Max Johnson

Is this really closed to all traffic?

It looks like it is used alot, is it really?