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Oswald Bridge

Photos 

approaching from the east

Photo taken by Kim Harvey in July 2008

BH Photo #117794

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Sugar Creek on Michael Road, east of Highland, 1.5 mi. east of Highland
Location
Madison County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Future prospects
scheduled to be replaced between 2011 to 2015
History
Built 1937, replaced in 2014-15
Design
Riveted, 4-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 64.9 ft.
Total length: 67.9 ft.
Deck width: 19.6 ft.
Also called
Michael Road Bridge
Sugar Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.74306, -89.63778   (decimal degrees)
38°44'35" N, 89°38'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/270748/4291567 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Highland
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
375
Inventory numbers
IL 060-3161 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15502 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2009)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 20.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 23, 2015: Updated by Elliott Johnson: streetview shows new bridge already in place, unsure of replacement date
  • July 4, 2009: Updated by Kim Harvey: Future Prospects
  • July 22, 2008: New photos from Kim Harvey

Sources 

  • Kim Harvey
  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Oswald Bridge
Posted March 23, 2015, by Luke

NBI says 2011 for the replacement.