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Garnsey Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in January 2012

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BH Photo #222943

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Arch bridge over Spring Creek on Garnsey Avenue in Joliet
Location
Joliet, Will County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement.
History
Built 1911
Builder
- Newkirk & Powers
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 34.1 ft.
Total length: 45.9 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.53516, -88.06685   (decimal degrees)
41°32'07" N, 88°04'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/411005/4598717 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Joliet
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
725
Inventory numbers
IL 099-6460 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15744 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 36.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • January 21, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • January 7, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • January 6, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro

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