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Lockport Road Bridge

Photos 

Image courtesy of the Illinois Digital Archives and the Plainfield Historical Society

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BH Photo #349366

Map 

Description 

Has the X cresting typical on Canton spans.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over DuPage River on Lockport Road
Location
Plainfield, Will County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1890; Replaced 1925
Builder
- Canton Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.60845, -88.20984   (decimal degrees)
41°36'30" N, 88°12'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/399191/4607010 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Plainfield
Inventory number
BH 67555 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 27, 2016: New photo from Gene Smania
  • February 25, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added new imagery to alleviate some apparent confusion.
  • May 12, 2015: Added by Luke

Comments 

Lockport Road Bridge
Posted February 25, 2016, by Anonymous

It's almost as if they were built right next to each other...

Lockport Road Bridge
Posted February 25, 2016, by Anonymous

Looks like the same bridge & location as the J&S DuPage River Bridge