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Cedar Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in February 2012

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BH Photo #225624

Map 

Description 

Rail spur to Centerpoint Industrial Park and road configuration changes have cut off and abandoned this segment of roadway. I drove across it but after looking at it I probably shouldn't have.

Facts 

Overview
Stringer bridge over Cedar Creek on Patterson Road in Elwood
Location
Will County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Abandoned. Road closed/cut off by industrial rail spur.
Design
Steel stringer, stone piers
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 14.1 ft.
Total length: 30.8 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.44779, -88.11813   (decimal degrees)
41°26'52" N, 88°07'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/406601/4589071 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elwood
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
600
Inventory numbers
IL 099-3140 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15736 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2009)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 65.6 (out of 100)
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Cedar Creek Bridge
Posted January 16, 2017, by Ross Brown (bluehavanaross [at] gmail [dot] com)

Satellite photo shows this bridge has been removed.