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Hanks Ferry Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Little Wabash River on CR 2300N / TR 411, 6 mi. southwest of Grayville
Location
White County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1903; replaced 2004
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 189.9 ft.
Total length: 254.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.21361, -88.09639   (decimal degrees)
38°12'49" N, 88°05'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/404018/4230084 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Crossville
Inventory numbers
IL 097-3047 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15725 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 7, 2018: Updated by James Baughn: Added name per USGS map
  • October 27, 2009: Updated by J.P.: replaced by a new bridge
  • April 18, 2009: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Overview

Sources 

  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com