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Crybaby Bridge

Photos 

These photos were taken in the mid-1980's.

Photo taken by Michael Roegner

BH Photo #164980

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Sangamon River on Crybaby Bridge Road (TR 100), 2 mi. southwest of White Heath
Location
Piatt County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1899; replaced 2002
Builder
- Attica Bridge Co. of Attica, Indiana (Likely Fabricator)
Design
9-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 189.5 ft.
Total length: 190.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 18.7 ft.
Also called
Sangamon River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.07472, -88.55667   (decimal degrees)
40°04'29" N, 88°33'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/367265/4437211 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Monticello
Inventory numbers
IL 074-3070 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15591 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 2000)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 21.50 (out of 100)

Update Log 

  • August 27, 2014: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added common name
  • May 11, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Design and Status

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