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Cold Run Creek Bridge

Photos 

Cold Run Creek #1

Looking north towards Highway 7 to Pittsfield.

Photo taken by K. Allen Ballard June 17th, 2016

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BH Photo #355652

Map 

Description 

This has an interesting little "X" truss brace in the span. It has been suggested the builder required an extra panel so this X was used.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Cold Run Creek on TR 318, 2.75 mi. northwest of Nebo
Location
Pike County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1960
Design
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals, wood deck.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.8 ft.
Total length: 91.8 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.48117, -90.79086   (decimal degrees)
39°28'52" N, 90°47'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/690000/4372503 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pleasant Hill East
Inventory numbers
IL 075-3136 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15597 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2012)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 59.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
100

Update Log 

  • June 24, 2016: Updated by K. Allen Ballard: Upload new photos, add type, although this a guess.
  • June 23, 2016: New photos from K. Allen Ballard

Sources 

  • K. Allen Ballard - speedeeprint [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Cold Run Creek Bridge
Posted June 23, 2016, by K. Allen Ballard (speedeeprint [at] gmail [dot] com)

Visited here June 17, 2016; the pictures below which were very kindly taken & provided by Dale are actually of Union Street near Nebo. The Cold Run pics are on the Union Street page.

Cold Run Creek Bridge
Posted October 28, 2010, by Dale Travis (daletravis [at] bigfoot [dot] com)

Photos taken 10-8-10.