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Kickapoo Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Douglas Coulter

View this photo at douglascoulter.com

BH Photo #218220

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Kickapoo Creek on TR 61
Location
Logan County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1915 by the Decatur Bridge Company Replaced 1983 and left crumpled in field by new bridge
Builder
- Decatur Bridge Co. of Decatur, Illinois
Design
Warren pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.22166, -89.33771   (decimal degrees)
40°13'18" N, 89°20'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/301091/4454980 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lincoln East
Inventory number
BH 49794 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1915 (1,229)
Built during 1910s (9,633)
Decatur Bridge Co. (25)
Have street view (26,938)
Illinois (4,647)
Kickapoo Creek (29)
Logan County, Illinois (30)
Lost (24,723)
Lost 1983 (106)
Lost during 1980s (1,370)
Owned by township (2,703)
Pony truss (16,182)
Replaced by new bridge (16,571)
Truss (32,776)
Warren pony truss (3,357)
Warren truss (6,563)

Update Log 

  • October 19, 2011: Photo imported by J.P.
  • October 9, 2011: New Street View added by Ben Tate
  • October 9, 2011: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Kickapoo Creek Bridge
Posted June 29, 2012, by Luke Harden (lmharden [at] iastate [dot] edu)

According to this forum, bridge remains have been removed: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=18734012

Kickapoo Creek Bridge
Posted October 13, 2011, by J.P.

here is a link to this bridges picture

I was not sure if the photos were copyrighted or not so I took them down and I'm waiting approval from the man who took the photos.

http://www.douglascoulter.com/BridgeSigns/decatur_bridge_191...

Kickapoo Creek Bridge
Posted October 9, 2011, by J.P.

GPS coordinates point to exact location of bridge, not the modern uceb that replaced it.