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IC - Townhall Road Overpass

Photos 

HAARGIS slide

BH Photo #162718

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Tributary of Indian Creek & Townhall Road on Abandoned Railroad southwest of Hopedale
Location
Tazewell County, Illinois
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1889
Railroads
- Chicago & Alton Railroad (C&A)
- Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railway (GMO)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 9.8 ft.
Total length: 26.8 ft.
Deck width: 12.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.40329, -89.43660   (decimal degrees)
40°24'12" N, 89°26'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/293230/4475370 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hopedale
Land survey
T. 26 N., R. 3 W., Sec. 23
Inventory numbers
IL 090-6008 (Illinois bridge number)
NRHP 98000467 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 15684 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2007)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 40.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
225

Update Log 

  • April 13, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 16, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • February 22, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Changed status to abandoned
  • January 11, 2012: Updated by Jodi Christman: Corrected GPS
  • April 17, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Alternate name and added builder

Sources 

Comments 

Townhall Road Bridge
Posted February 22, 2014, by Elliott Johnson (elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

when did the status change to say,"closed"? I went through there earlier this month and there was no indication of it being closed at the time.

Candlewood Lane Bridge
Posted April 11, 2011, by Mark Lasswell (teledude32 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bride is actually located south of Hopedale, IL on Co RD 2600E (townhall Rd) at N 40 24.199 W 089 26.191 Built in 1889.