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Stewart Wooden Bridge

Photos 

West end of bridge

Photo taken by Nathan Morton in Aug 07

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BH Photo #127573

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Wooden trestle w/deck plate girder main span over BNSF Railroad on Sugar Creek Bottom Road
Location
Schuyler County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
Deck plate girder with timber stringer approaches and piers.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.9 ft.
Total length: 301.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.18209, -90.42298   (decimal degrees)
40°10'56" N, 90°25'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/719400/4451152 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ray
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
25
Inventory number
BH 38090 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 47.7 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • April 24, 2016: New photos from Steve Conro
  • June 10, 2015: Updated by Elliott Johnson: added information from 2014 nbi listing
  • December 10, 2011: Updated by J.P.: updated location, street name, and bridge type.
  • November 14, 2008: Added by Nathan Morton

Sources 

  • Nathan Morton - morton890 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Stewart Wooden Bridge
Posted September 30, 2020, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge shows up as a 103' deck truss in 1968 track charts. Pretty clear the truss was replaced with the current bridge, which appears to have reused a girder span.