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McKee Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Jeremy Ruble

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BH Photo #429054

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over McKee Creek on TR 47, 1.25 mi. east of Perry
Location
Pike County, Illinois
Status
Bypassed but left in place
History
Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1930
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 59.0 ft.
Total length: 62.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.79306, -90.71694   (decimal degrees)
39°47'35" N, 90°43'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/695477/4407282 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Perry East
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
75
Inventory numbers
IL 075-3047 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15605 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2014)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 22.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Abandoned (3,151)
Built during 1920s (9,011)
Bypassed (155)
Have street view (23,543)
Illinois (3,910)
NR-eligible (3,977)
One-lane traffic (7,486)
Owned by township (2,343)
Pike County, Illinois (67)
Pony truss (15,161)
Pratt pony truss (3,223)
Pratt truss (8,164)
Riveted (1,961)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,113)
Structurally deficient (18,104)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,573)
Truss (29,814)
Wooden deck (5,884)

Update Log 

  • June 6, 2018: Updated by Jeremy Ruble: Added category "Riveted"
  • June 5, 2018: New photos from Jeremy Ruble
  • June 4, 2018: New photos from Jeremy Ruble
  • March 20, 2017: Bridge has been bypassed but left in place, per tip from Ross Smith

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Comments 

McKee Creek Bridge
Posted April 19, 2010, by Dale Travis (daletravis [at] bigfoot [dot] com)

Photos taken 4-9-10.