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Mill Shoals Bridge

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Photo taken by Dale Travis

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BH Photo #270652

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Skillet Fork west of Mill Shoals on CR 2500 (FAS 878), 0.5 mi. west of Mill Shoals
Location
White County, Illinois
Status
Closed to all traffic
Design
Riveted, 5-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 87.9 ft.
Total length: 122.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.24460, -88.35963   (decimal degrees)
38°14'41" N, 88°21'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/381022/4233827 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Springerton
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
25
Inventory numbers
IL 097-3034 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15726 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2013)
Sufficiency rating: 23.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 17, 2018: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • October 8, 2018: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • November 18, 2013: New photos from Luke Harden

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Mill Shoals Bridge
Posted October 7, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Warning sign at road leading to bridge. We parked and walked over half a mile to the bridge and encountered quite a bit of mud. The dog enjoyed it much more than I did...

Mill Shoals Bridge
Posted October 7, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Another view from the bridge...

Mill Shoals Bridge
Posted October 7, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

View from the bridge. I don't know if this is up or downstream as I do not know my directions...

Mill Shoals Bridge
Posted October 7, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

View of concrete deck, covered in dirt and debris from flooding...

Mill Shoals Bridge
Posted October 7, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Blockage on opposite end of the bridge...

Mill Shoals Bridge
Posted October 7, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Near Barricade...

Mill Shoals Bridge
Posted October 7, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Sunday October 7th 2018...walked to the bridge due to a slight washout in the road.

Mill Shoals Bridge
Posted November 18, 2013, by Dale Travis (travisdj [at] bigfoot [dot] com)

Photos taken 11-16-13.