Rating:
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Eliza Creek Bridge

Photos 

Elza Creek1

Photo taken by Dale Travis

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BH Photo #289443

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Eliza Creek on TR 75A
Location
Mercer County, Illinois
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1893
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 127.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.26028, -91.00972   (decimal degrees)
41°15'37" N, 91°00'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/666729/4569561 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Blanchard Island
Inventory numbers
IL 066-5512 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15547 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2012)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 18.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
10

Update Log 

  • December 5, 2015: Updated by Elliott Johnson: Bridge has been closed to all traffic. Barricades are farely recent.
  • June 10, 2015: New photos from Steve Conro
  • July 27, 2014: New photos from Steve Conro

Sources 

  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Eliza Creek Bridge
Posted December 6, 2015, by Steve Conro (sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Yikes! We drove across it when we took photos in June 2015. Didn't feel or sound unstable.

Eliza Creek Bridge
Posted June 24, 2012, by Dale Travis (daletravis [at] bigfoot [dot] com)

Photos taken 6-22-12.