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CSX - Stony Creek Bridge

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BH Photo #175747

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Stony Creek on CSX Transportation in Danville
Location
Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1906 for the Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad
Builder
- T.L. Condron (designer)
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad (CEI)
Design
Closed-spandrel concrete arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 54.0 ft.
Total length: 56.0 ft.
Deck width: 32.6 ft.
Also called
C&EI - Stony Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.15974, -87.61784   (decimal degrees)
40°09'35" N, 87°37'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/447384/4445669 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Danville NE
Inventory number
BH 46027 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2013: New photo from Jacob P. Bernard
  • September 2, 2010: Added by Jacob P. Bernard

Sources 

  • Jacob P. Bernard

Comments 

CSX Stony Creek Bridge
Posted November 8, 2013, by Grayson (gray401 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

A great bridge that I used to walk under a number of times as I lived in the neighborhood to the west of Stoney Creek in Danville close by.

Grayson

Stony Creek C&EI Railroad Bridge
Posted September 3, 2010, by Mike Roegner (roegner [at] soltec [dot] net)

Not lost, just hiding. This bridge is immediately south of the new overpass over Winter St on the CSX. It's back in the trees, so I had to hike back this morning to see if it was still there. They even have a gravel path leading down to Stony Creek on the east side of the bridge, so it's easy to get to.

There was a write-up on this bridge in the 1907 Concrete & Construction magazine, Vol 1. You can access it on Google books. It replaced an earlier plate girder bridge - I think the build date should be 1906 or 1907. It was designed by T.L. Condron under direction of Chief Engineer for the C&EI W.S.Dawley.