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Illinois Rt 165 Mackinaw River Bridge

Photos 

Illinois Rt 165 over Mackinaw River, McLean County, IL

Unknown 1985

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BH Photo #439539

Description 

Two span through truss carrying Illinois Rt 165 over Mackinaw River west of Colfax, Illinois

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Mackinaw River on Illinois Route 165
Location
McLean County, Illinois
Status
Demolished
History
Built 1928; Replaced 1986
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.56861, -88.63213   (decimal degrees)
40°34'07" N, 88°37'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/361841/4492150 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83820 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1928 (1,227)
Built during 1920s (10,284)
Illinois (4,947)
Lost (29,210)
Lost 1986 (188)
Lost during 1980s (1,550)
McLean County, Illinois (65)
Through truss (17,293)
Truss (36,061)

Update Log 

  • December 18, 2018: New photos from GS

Comments 

Illinois Rt 165 Mackinaw River Bridge, McLean County, IL
Posted December 19, 2018, by Luke

That's because it seems that they replaced it in 86 and kept using some of that bridge's NBI data.

Illinois Rt 165 Mackinaw River Bridge, McLean County, IL
Posted December 18, 2018, by Luke

Nbi data for the current bridge seems to spoof the truss, as it says "Rehab 1986." A year after the picture GS posted were taken.