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Boyd Ditch Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over Boyd Ditch on TR 231, 2.0 mi. southeast of Kinderhook
Location
Pike County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1955, replaced 2005
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 64.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.66583, -91.13583   (decimal degrees)
39°39'57" N, 91°08'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/659902/4392329 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hull
Inventory numbers
IL 075-3104 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15596 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1955 (474)
Built during 1950s (4,007)
Illinois (4,929)
Lost (28,414)
Lost 2005 (455)
Lost during 2000s (4,405)
Owned by township (3,276)
Pike County, Illinois (105)
Pony truss (17,006)
Replaced by new bridge (19,321)
Span length 25-50 feet (16,217)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,565)
Truss (35,407)
Wooden deck (6,159)

Update Log 

  • September 15, 2017: Updated by Elliott Johnson: Bridge has been replaced

Sources 

  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Boyd Ditch Bridge
Posted April 30, 2010, by Dale Travis (daletravis [at] bigfoot [dot] com)

4-28-10: This is now a modern concrete bridge.