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Beck's Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in July 2008

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Overview
Bedstead pony truss bridge over Beck's Creek on TR 373, 5.4 mi. southeast of Oconee
Location
Shelby County, Illinois
Status
Closed to all traffic. No deck present.
History
Built 1899
Design
4-panel bedstead Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 64.9 ft.
Total length: 64.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.26611, -89.00639   (decimal degrees)
39°15'58" N, 89°00'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/326908/4348226 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oconee
Inventory numbers
IL 087-3231 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15660 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2009)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 20.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
10

Update Log 

  • March 14, 2014: New photos from Elliott Johnson
  • April 17, 2012: Updated by Wes Worsham: Bridge is closed and there is no deck present.
  • April 16, 2009: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Year built and Design
  • July 18, 2008: New photos from Robert Stephenson

Sources 

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