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Maffit Bridge

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Maffit Bridge

Herald and Review: August 21 2000

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BH Photo #442092

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Description 

Built with wooden approaches in 1881. Replaced wooden approaches in 1897 with steel.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Sangamon River
Location
Decatur, Macon County, Illinois
Status
Demolished
History
Built 1881
Builder
- King Iron Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio [also known as King Bridge Co.]
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 215.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.82583, -88.94444   (decimal degrees)
39°49'33" N, 88°56'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/333596/4410235 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84100 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 10, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

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