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Flat Branch Bridge

Photos 

West end

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in July 2008

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BH Photo #117552

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Flat Branch on TR 35A, 3 mi. southeast of Moweaqua
Location
Shelby County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1916
Design
Riveted, 6-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 85.2 ft.
Total length: 85.9 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.56639, -88.97167   (decimal degrees)
39°33'59" N, 88°58'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/330633/4381489 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Obed
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
125
Inventory numbers
IL 087-3042 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15662 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 63.5 (out of 100)
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Categories 

6-panel truss (567)
Built 1916 (660)
Built during 1910s (9,125)
Functionally obsolete (7,598)
Illinois (4,421)
One-lane traffic (7,530)
Open (38,017)
Owned by township (2,455)
Pony truss (15,457)
Pratt pony truss (3,322)
Pratt truss (8,402)
Riveted (2,007)
Shelby County, Illinois (52)
Skewed (4,792)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,083)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,255)
Truss (30,719)

Update Log 

  • July 18, 2008: New photos from Robert Stephenson

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