To be repaired and reopened, they are still planning on replacing the bridge in the next ten years. The repairs are being done for the locals don't have to drive so far and also for they don't have to wait for the new bridge to be built.
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1981
Vertical lift Parker through truss
Length of largest span: 216.8 ft.
Total length: 3,177.3 ft. (0.6 mi.)
Deck width: 23.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.2 ft.
Illinois River Bridge ( Actual Name)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.63265, -90.60783(decimal degrees) 39°37'58" N, 90°36'28" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
IL 086-0001 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15600 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Critical(2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair(5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory(6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 7 (out of 100) View more at BridgeReports.com
June 20, 2019: Updated by Jeremy Ruble: Bridge closed indefinitely
March 30, 2019: Updated by Jeremy Ruble: Weight restrictions removed
July 16, 2017: Updated by Jeremy Ruble: Update history and additional info
September 19, 2016: New photos from David Huffman
January 27, 2016: New Street View added by James Baughn
December 10, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
September 21, 2014: New photos from Calvin K Lunny
July 28, 2014: Updated by Ralph Demars: Fixed Location
July 27, 2014: Updated by Jeremy Ruble: Change name to the actual name when built.
April 20, 2013: Updated by Jeremy Ruble: Bridge has been reopened
February 7, 2013: Updated by Jeremy Ruble: Added category "Doomed" bridge is still going to be replaced.
August 25, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Removed "doomed"
August 3, 2012: New photo from Jeremy Ruble
January 5, 2012: Updated by Jeremy Ruble: Added category "Doomed"
July 17, 2009: Updated by Jeremy Ruble
January 9, 2006: Posted photos from Bill Burmaster