Rating:
3 votes

Scott W. Lucas Bridge

Photos 

View from a distance

Photo taken by Bill Burmaster

BH Photo #102365

Map 

Description 

Named after Scott W Lucas 1892-1968. IL U.S. Senator and WWI veteran. Buried in a cemetery nearby.

Facts 

Overview
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Illinois River on US 136/IL 78/IL 97 at Havana
Location
Havana, Mason County, Illinois, and Fulton County, Illinois
Status
Open to two-lane traffic
History
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1998
Design
Cantilevered Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 420.0 ft.
Total length: 1,727.1 ft.
Deck width: 28.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.5 ft.
Also called
Havana Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.29428, -90.07005   (decimal degrees)
40°17'39" N, 90°04'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/749040/4464540 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Havana
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
5,600
Inventory numbers
IL 063-0002 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15515 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 50.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • December 3, 2018: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • June 1, 2012: New photo from Fmiser
  • April 12, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • November 14, 2008: New photo from Nathan Morton
  • January 9, 2006: Posted photos from Bill Burmaster

Sources 

  • Bill Burmaster
  • Nathan Morton - morton890 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth
  • Fmiser - fmiser [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com