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Fondulac Drive Bridge

Photos 

Zoomed-in view looking south

Photo taken by Jacob P. Bernard in December 2010

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BH Photo #189498

Map 

Description 

This bridge is very unusual, as the west end of the bridge literally slants down to a lower ground.

Facts 

Overview
Warren deck truss bridge over I-74 on Fondulac Drive in East Peoria
Location
East Peoria, Tazewell County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1958, rehabilitated in 1997
Design
Cantilevered Warren Deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 240.2 ft.
Total length: 420.0 ft.
Deck width: 28.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.66873, -89.57264   (decimal degrees)
40°40'07" N, 89°34'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/282546/4505166 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Peoria East
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
800
Inventory numbers
IL 090-0089 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 47193 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 73.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • December 4, 2018: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • December 1, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Merged NBI Data.
  • December 1, 2010: Added by Jacob P. Bernard

Sources 

  • Jacob P. Bernard
  • Nathan Holth
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

Fondulac Drive Bridge
Posted December 1, 2010, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

This is a very nice bridge, especially to find on a freeway. Its inclined design reminds me of something you would find in Pennsylvania, not so much Illinois.