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Blue Creek Bridge

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Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over Blue Creek on TR 398, 2.0 mi. northwest of Detroit
Location
Pike County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 63.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.64861, -90.70944   (decimal degrees)
39°38'55" N, 90°42'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/696529/4391265 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Griggsville
Inventory numbers
IL 075-3166 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15595 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2012)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 24.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
75

Update Log 

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

Sources 

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

Comments 

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

Photos taken 4-9-10.