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Fayette Avenue Bridge

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Photo taken by Elliott Johnson in April 2014

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #281890

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Description 

Replacement opened 9-1-2015

Facts 

Overview
Small concrete bridge over Old Jacksonville Branch on W. Fayette Avenue
Location
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois
Status
replaced 2015
History
Replaced 2014
Design
Culvert
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 12.1 ft.
Total length: 27.9 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.79083, -89.68167   (decimal degrees)
39°47'27" N, 89°40'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/270381/4407982 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Springfield West
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
1,300
Inventory numbers
IL 084-8000 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 52153 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Sufficiency rating: 22.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 5, 2015: Updated by Elliott Johnson: noted bridge demolition
  • April 3, 2015: Updated by Elliott Johnson: changed status and added doomed category as this bridge is coming down shortly
  • April 16, 2014: New photos from Elliott Johnson
  • April 21, 2012: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

New Fayette Avenue Bridge
Posted September 4, 2015, by Tim (springfieldbridges [at] gmail [dot] com)

The new bridge has been opened to traffic 9-1-2015.

Fayette Avenue Bridge
Posted November 17, 2014, by Tim (springfieldbridges [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge is currently being replaced. The new bridge will have a similar look to the original.