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Becks Creek Bridge

Photos 

East end

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in July 2008

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BH Photo #117589

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Becks Creek on TR 32, 2.6 mi. northwest of Herrick
Location
Shelby County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1909
Design
Riveted, 5-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 74.1 ft.
Total length: 129.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.24861, -89.01444   (decimal degrees)
39°14'55" N, 89°00'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/326170/4346299 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ramsey
Inventory numbers
IL 087-3062 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15661 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2007)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 17.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
29

Update Log 

  • March 14, 2014: New photos from Elliott Johnson
  • April 17, 2012: Updated by Wes Worsham: Added category "5-panel truss"
  • March 2, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Added design
  • April 16, 2009: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Year built
  • July 18, 2008: New photos from Robert Stephenson

Sources 

  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com