Kankakee River-State Line Road Bridge
Photo taken by Tom Hall
BH Photo #115711
This bridge is predominately in Indiana with a small portion of the Western trusses at most being in the state of Illinois. The Kankakee River is actually the dividing line for Lake and Newton Counties in Indiana, and so the bridge could be said to be in 3 counties and 2 states.
- Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Kankakee River on State Line Road
- Lake County, Indiana, and Kankakee County, Illinois
- Closed to all traffic
- Future prospects
- To be rehabilitated in place
- Built ca. 1900
- Pin-connected Pennsylvania through truss
Length of largest span: 222.1 ft.
Total length: 226.1 ft.
Deck width: 17.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 19.0 ft.
- Also called
- Lake County Bridge #36
Newton County Bridge #173
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +41.16611, -87.52658 (decimal degrees)
41°09'58" N, 87°31'36" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 16/455825/4557330 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Illiana Heights
- Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
- Inventory numbers
- INNBI 4500033 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
IL 046-9902 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 16489 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection report (as of August 2018)
- Overall condition: Poor
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 22.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com
- August 12, 2019: New photos from Carl Crasher
- October 29, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Bridge to be rehabilitated in place
- September 25, 2010: Updated by James Baughn: Eliminated duplicate page for this bridge
- April 19, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.
- February 16, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Adjusted GPS coordinates
- October 23, 2009: Updated by J.P.: updated year built
- March 18, 2009: Updated by Anthony Dillon
- Tom Hall - thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com
- Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
- J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
- James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
- Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth