Rating:
5 votes

Third Street Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Dale Travis

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BH Photo #132261

Map 

Description 

Originally built in 1898 to serve a railroad in Tennessee, purchased and installed by the city of Delavan in 1907.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over City Park on Third Street in Delavan
Location
Delavan, Tazewell County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1907 by the Kellogg Bridge Co.
Builder
- Kellogg Bridge Co. of Buffalo, New York
Design
Double-intersection Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 64.0 ft.
Total length: 79.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.3 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 20, 1999
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.37361, -89.54444   (decimal degrees)
40°22'25" N, 89°32'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/283983/4472333 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Delavan South
Inventory numbers
IL 090-9912 (Illinois bridge number)
NRHP 99000586 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 15691 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2012)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 79.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
225

Update Log 

  • April 13, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • April 20, 2016: New photos from Steve Conro
  • November 7, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: bridge was relocated from TN
  • May 9, 2010: New photos from Robert Stephenson
  • July 5, 2008: Updated by Anthony Dillon: changed status

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