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Cheney Ford Bridge

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Construction

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BH Photo #253280

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Salt Fork Vermilion River on TR 106
Location
Vermilion County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1912, replaced in 2002
Design
Pin-connected, 9-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 152.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Also called
Singing Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.09360, -87.81355   (decimal degrees)
40°05'37" N, 87°48'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/430650/4438463 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oakwood
Inventory numbers
IL 092-3103 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 39098 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/1990)
Deck condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 18.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1991)
59

Update Log 

  • May 11, 2013: New photos from Jacob P. Bernard
  • May 6, 2013: New photo from Jacob P. Bernard
  • February 22, 2011: New photo from Jacob P. Bernard
  • May 17, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Design
  • February 4, 2009: Added by Robert Stephenson

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