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Douglas Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in June 2015

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BH Photo #328351

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Douglas Creek on Abandoned 55th ave alignment
Location
Mercer County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.15105, -90.80254   (decimal degrees)
41°09'04" N, 90°48'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/684393/4557852 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Aledo West
Inventory numbers
IL 066-4411 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 67503 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,681)
Illinois (4,688)
Mercer County, Illinois (23)
Owned by township (2,750)
Pony truss (16,249)
Pratt pony truss (3,655)
Pratt truss (9,353)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,713)
Structurally deficient (14,097)
Total length 25-50 feet (11,216)
Truss (32,992)

Update Log 

  • June 10, 2015: New photos from Steve Conro
  • May 10, 2015: Added by Steve Conro

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