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Edgewood Bridge (1912)

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Edgewood Bridge

Illinois Highway Commission Report

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BH Photo #440969

Description 

Bridge had a reinforced concrete deck. Foundation was 23 feet high. Built at a cost of $7038

This was the second of four bridges at this location. See "Related Bridges" below for the others.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Bureau Creek on Backbone Road
Location
Princeton Township, Bureau County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Builder
- H.S Wetherell of Morgan Park Illinois (Contractor)
Design
8-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 150.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Also called
Old County Highway 9 Bridge
Backbone Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.40667, -89.50949   (decimal degrees)
41°24'24" N, 89°30'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/290241/4586942 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84018 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 5, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added location and truss type.
  • January 4, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com