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Township Road 271 Bridge

Photos 

East end

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in July 2008

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BH Photo #117557

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Richland creek branch on TR 271, 2.9 mi. southwest of Strasburg
Location
Shelby County, Illinois
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built ca. 1900
Design
Pin-connected, 3-panel Pratt bedstead pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 35.4 ft.
Total length: 36.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.34611, -88.67444   (decimal degrees)
39°20'46" N, 88°40'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/355711/4356522 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Stewardson West
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
25
Inventory numbers
IL 087-3185 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15670 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2016)
Sufficiency rating: 17 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 14, 2014: Updated by Elliott Johnson: changed bridge status to closed
  • April 16, 2009: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Creek name
  • July 18, 2008: New photos from Robert Stephenson

Sources 

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