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Sangamon River Bridge

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Photo taken by Dale Travis

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BH Photo #112775

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Facts 

Overview
Two-span through truss bridge over Sangamon River on Oak Crest Rd, 2.0 mi. east of Clear Lake
Location
Sangamon County, Illinois
Status
open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1950
Design
Two pin-connected, 7-panel Pratt through trusses
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 141.0 ft.
Total length: 287.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.3 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.82306, -89.54395   (decimal degrees)
39°49'23" N, 89°32'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/282276/4411215 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Springfield East
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
350
Inventory numbers
IL 084-3106 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15651 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 17.2 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • October 9, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.

Sources 

  • Dale Travis - djtravis [at] dalejtravis [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Sangamon River Bridge
Posted December 30, 2015, by Elliott Johnson (elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com)
Sangamon River Bridge
Posted October 9, 2013, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

There's no way a pin-connected truss bridge was built in 1950. I would say 1910 is a better guess, and it might have had a renovation in 1950.