Concrete cantilever designed to look like a multiple arch.
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 1,398.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Vachel Lindsay Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.72690, -89.59585(decimal degrees) 39°43'37" N, 89°35'45" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
USGS topographic map
IL 084-9916 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 44899 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2010)
Deck condition rating: Fair(5 out of 9) Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory(6 out of 9) Substructure condition rating: Good(7 out of 9) Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 68.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
June 29, 2012: Updated by Fmiser: changed type, added photos
June 28, 2012: New photos from Fmiser
May 19, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: This Bridge Is Now Slated For Rehabilitation.
May 10, 2010: Updated by Kim Harvey: builder, NRHP