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Bay Creek Bridge

Photos 

Image

Photo taken by Jeremy Ruble

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BH Photo #346470

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pony truss bridge over Bay Creek on TR 271
Location
Pike County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1900
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 81.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.62542, -90.79430   (decimal degrees)
39°37'31" N, 90°47'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/689311/4388508 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Salem
Inventory numbers
IL 075-3121 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 70609 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/1991)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 21.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1980)
9

Update Log 

  • September 13, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • February 5, 2017: New photos from Jeremy Ruble
  • January 19, 2016: Added by Jeremy Ruble

Sources 

Comments 

Bay Creek Bridge
Posted January 23, 2016, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Somebody needs to do some major tree removal on this one!

Bay Creek Bridge
Posted January 19, 2016, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Jeremy: Nice find, thanks for adding this!