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Lacon Pontoon Bridge

Photos 

looking east to Lacon

Art Kistler, IDOT photographer, 1937

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BH Photo #313528

Map 

Description 

Current Lacon bridge was opened in 1939 and this structure was removed

Facts 

Overview
Lost Floating bridge over Illinois River on Illinois Rt 17
Location
Lacon, Marshall County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Floating
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.02455, -89.41683   (decimal degrees)
41°01'28" N, 89°25'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/296807/4544296 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lacon
Inventory number
BH 65468 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Floating (36)
Illinois (4,536)
Lacon, Illinois (3)
Lost (23,398)
Marshall County, Illinois (22)
Movable (2,894)
Pontoon (38)
Removable (20)
Replaced by new bridge (15,621)

Update Log 

  • January 13, 2015: Added by Gene Smania