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Old Route 66 Shearless Branch Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in August 2013

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BH Photo #265138

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Description 

Although this is a new bridge its on the original 1926-1930 alignment of Rte 66. At least some effort was made to make the design "feel" like the period.

Facts 

Overview
Culvert bridge over Shearles Br Tributry on Old IL 4 (former Rte 66)
Location
Macoupin County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 2010
Design
Culvert
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 10.8 ft.
Total length: 22.0 ft.
Deck width: 29.9 ft.
Also called
Cambridge Rd Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.41056, -89.78389   (decimal degrees)
39°24'38" N, 89°47'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/260318/4366036 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Virden South
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
175
Inventory numbers
IL 059-2502 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 57791 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2012)
Overall condition: Good
Sufficiency rating: 100 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 2010 (62)
Built during 2010s (437)
Culvert (1,381)
Illinois (4,688)
Macoupin County, Illinois (80)
Modern (2,447)
Open (39,993)
Owned by state (16,062)
Span length under 25 feet (6,912)
Total length under 25 feet (2,507)
US 66 (300)

Update Log 

  • August 28, 2013: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "us 66"

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