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French Creek Bridge

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French Creek Bridge

View of wooden deck through the weeds.

Photo taken by Melissa Brand-Welch in October 2018

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BH Photo #435802

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned steel stringer bridge over French Creek on CR 2000E/TR 412A
Location
White County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Design
Steel stringer with timber deck
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 27.9 ft.
Total length: 88.9 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.22477, -88.01148   (decimal degrees)
38°13'29" N, 88°00'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/411465/4231237 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
10
Inventory number
BH 83046 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 23.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Abandoned (3,339)
Beam (14,381)
Illinois (4,470)
Owned by township (2,498)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,954)
Steel stringer (5,621)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,373)
White County, Illinois (66)

Update Log 

  • October 17, 2018: Essay added by Melissa Brand-Welch
  • October 8, 2018: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • October 4, 2018: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

French Creek Bridge
Posted October 5, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Road view...

French Creek Bridge
Posted October 5, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Warning Sign...

French Creek Bridge
Posted October 5, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Warning Sign...

French Creek Bridge
Posted October 5, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Warning Sign...

French Creek Bridge
Posted October 5, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Road leading to approach...

French Creek Bridge
Posted October 5, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Approach to bridge...

French Creek Bridge
Posted October 5, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Friday October 5th 2018