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South 6th Street Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken from google earth / u.s. geological survey

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BH Photo #309683

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Concrete tee beam bridge over Lake Springfield on I-55 (Sb), former US 66 in Springfield
Location
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois
Status
Built 1932, rehabilitated in 1967, replaced in 2001
History
Original Lake Springfield Bridge, built for US 66 in 1932, rehabilitated in 1967, replaced 2001
Design
concrete girder tee beam with decorative parapet walls and lighting
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 53.2 ft.
Total length: 1,540.4 ft.
Deck width: 50.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.69700, -89.64254   (decimal degrees)
39°41'49" N, 89°38'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/273424/4397466 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chatham
Land survey
T. 14 N., R. 5 W., Sec. 3
Inventory numbers
IL 084-0026 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 37334 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 11, 2014: New photo from Elliott Johnson
  • November 20, 2008: Updated by Kim Harvey
  • November 19, 2008: Updated by Kim Harvey: added categories
  • August 28, 2008: Added by Kim Harvey

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