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Skillet Fork Bridge

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West end

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in July 2008

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BH Photo #117521

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Skillet Fork on CH 30 (Kell Road)
Location
Marion County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1915
Design
Riveted, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 104.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.48972, -88.72722   (decimal degrees)
38°29'23" N, 88°43'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/349363/4261566 (zone/easting/northing)
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Inventory numbers
IL 061-3038 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15509 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2012)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 55.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
75

Categories 

6-panel truss (558)
A-frame portal (398)
Built 1915 (1,132)
Built during 1910s (8,791)
Illinois (3,858)
Marion County, Illinois (21)
One-lane traffic (7,429)
Open (36,830)
Owned by county (18,903)
Pratt through truss (4,616)
Pratt truss (8,051)
Riveted (1,896)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,062)
Through truss (12,925)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,686)
Truss (29,505)

Update Log 

  • July 17, 2008: New photos from Robert Stephenson

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