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North Fork Saline River Bridge

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Route 45 North Fork Saline River Bridge

Photo taken by CConkle in August 2019

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BH Photo #455168

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Description 

This bridge is on Illinois Route 45 North of Eldorado, Illinois.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete tee beam bridge over North Fork Saline Ri on US 45
Location
Texas City, Saline County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1953
Design
Concrete tee beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 86.0 ft.
Total length: 221.8 ft.
Deck width: 28.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.88830, -88.38501   (decimal degrees)
37°53'18" N, 88°23'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/378212/4194326 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
3,750
Inventory number
BH 86514 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 58.3 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • August 26, 2019: Updated by CConkle: As you can see, the east railing is in bad shape. The road structure is falling in also on the approach from the North side.

Comments 

North Fork Saline River Bridge
Posted August 26, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

I will Absolutely verify this road is busy, dangerous and impossible to stop on.

North Fork Saline River Bridge
Posted August 26, 2019, by CConkle (msplinter1964 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Sorry for the automobile tag in the photo. Best photo I could get, this is a very busy and dangerous road.