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Shaw Point Bridge

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in August 2013

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BH Photo #264824

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Shaw Point Branch on Sumpter Road, 2.5 mi. SE of Stand. City
Location
Macoupin County, Illinois
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built ca. 1900; Closed 6/26/12
Design
Bedstead Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 48.8 ft.
Total length: 81.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.31330, -89.76954   (decimal degrees)
39°18'48" N, 89°46'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/261223/4355202 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Carlinville East
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
75
Inventory numbers
IL 059-3214 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15485 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 16.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • August 26, 2013: New photos from Steve Conro
  • June 29, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Closed 6/26/12
  • February 24, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Added creek name, adjusted GPS

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Comments 

Township Road 474A Bridge
Posted November 20, 2009, by Dale Travis (daletravis [at] bigfoot [dot] com)

Photos taken 11-14-09, crosses Shaw Point Branch on Sumpter Rd.