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Southport Road Overpass

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in April 2016

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BH Photo #352254

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Overview
Through truss bridge over the BNSF Railroad on IL 8
Location
Peoria County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1981
Design
Five panel riveted Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 111.8 ft.
Total length: 436.9 ft.
Deck width: 29.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.74520, -89.74365   (decimal degrees)
40°44'43" N, 89°44'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/268355/4514093 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Peoria West
Inventory numbers
IL 072-0049 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15577 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2012)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 26.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
2,400

Update Log 

  • April 22, 2016: New photos from Steve Conro
  • April 12, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Updated bridge info and map.

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BNSF Railroad IL 8 Bridge
Posted November 19, 2009, by Dale Travis (daletravis [at] bigfoot [dot] com)

Picture taken 10-20-09. gps=N40 44.714 W89 44.619