Rating:
2 votes

Honey Creek Bridge

Photos 

Looking north

Photo taken July 2004 by David Backlin

BH Photo #102308

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete bridge over Honey Creek on Old IL 4 (at one time US 66) between Carlinville and Gillespie, 5.8 mi. south of Carlinville
Location
Macoupin County, Illinois
Status
Opened to pedestrians only
Future prospects
Slated to be converted into a pedestrian bridge
History
Built 1920
Design
Concrete pony girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 63.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.21405, -89.81260   (decimal degrees)
39°12'51" N, 89°48'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/257168/4344300 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gillespie North
Inventory numbers
IL 059-0032 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15468 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2009)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 32.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
29

Update Log 

  • March 27, 2017: New Street View added by Dave King
  • August 26, 2013: New photos from Steve Conro
  • October 8, 2011: Updated by J.P.: bridge has been closed to Vehicles
  • March 29, 2005: Posted photos by David Backlin

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