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Glenn Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in January 2020

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BH Photo #465329

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Description 

Concrete slab with cantilevered sidewalk on one side and structurally independent sidewalk structure on the other side. Sidewalk railings are steel riveted lattice, while vehicular railings are solid paneled concrete parapet. Reported as 1940 in NBI, but local newspaper reports 1923 construction date.

Facts 

Overview
Slab bridge over Branch of Sugar Creek on Glenn Avenue
Location
Normal, McLean County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement, but available for relocation and reuse.
History
Built 1940
Design
Reinforced concrete slab.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.0 ft.
Total length: 25.9 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.49974, -88.99013   (decimal degrees)
40°29'59" N, 88°59'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/331362/4485127 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
500
Inventory number
BH 85712 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 27 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • January 26, 2020: New photos from Steve Conro
  • June 28, 2019: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added bridge, design details, news article link.