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Bear Creek Bridge

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Bear Creek on TR 20 north of Ursa, 3.0 mi. north of Ursa
Location
Adams County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1890; replaced 2007
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 162.0 ft.
Total length: 184.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.12056, -91.39806   (decimal degrees)
40°07'14" N, 91°23'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/636503/4442367 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Long Island
Inventory numbers
IL 001-3046 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 14977 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 14, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Added year lost

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Bear Creek Bridge
Posted May 4, 2010, by Dale Travis (daletravis [at] bigfoot [dot] com)

4-28-10: This bridge has been replaced and is open. It is now a pony truss bridge with an overall length of 224', a main span of 163', and a width of 24'. I could not find a build date.