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Dixon Springs Arch Bridge

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View from southwest

Photo taken by James Baughn in March 2014

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BH Photo #279926

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Three-span concrete arch bridge over Hills Branch on IL 146 at Dixon Springs State Park
Location
Pope County, Illinois
Status
Open to two-lane traffic
History
Built 1928; rehabilitated 1975
Design
Open-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 188.0 ft.
Total length: 347.8 ft.
Deck width: 30.8 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.38301, -88.67103   (decimal degrees)
37°22'59" N, 88°40'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/352061/4138671 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Glendale
Land survey
T. 13 S., R. 5 E., Sec. 16
Inventory numbers
IL 076-0007 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15617 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2012)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 57.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
1,650

Categories 

Arch (11,238)
Built 1928 (1,044)
Built during 1920s (8,845)
Deck arch (10,477)
Have street view (22,466)
IL 146 (5)
Illinois (3,858)
NR-eligible (3,978)
Open (36,834)
Open-spandrel arch (689)
Owned by state (13,864)
Pope County, Illinois (24)
Span length 175-250 feet (1,821)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,660)

Update Log 

  • January 31, 2016: New photo from James Baughn
  • March 16, 2014: New photos from James Baughn
  • July 10, 2006: Posted all new photos