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Glenwood Cemetery Bridge

Photos 

Deck

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in July 2008

Enlarge

BH Photo #119300

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Wooden deck bridge over a gulley in Glenwood Cemetery
Location
Shelbyville, Shelby County, Illinois
Status
Concrete blocks in place at both ends. Foot traffic only.
History
Built 1919
Design
Steel stringer supported by braced I-beams set in concrete footings.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 36.0 ft.
Total length: 168.9 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.41017, -88.78797   (decimal degrees)
39°24'37" N, 88°47'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/346069/4363820 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Shelbyville
Inventory numbers
IL 087-6002 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15667 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2014)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 17 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 14, 2014: New photos from Elliott Johnson
  • November 19, 2011: Updated by Wes Worsham: Corrected cemetery name from Shelbyville Cemetery to Glenwood Cemetery. Appended construction details.
  • April 16, 2009: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Built
  • October 21, 2008: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Updated: Overview
  • August 1, 2008: New photos from Robert Stephenson

Sources 

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