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Francis Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Francis Creek on TR 385
Location
Fulton County, Illinois
Status
Removed and replaced
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.0 ft.
Total length: 41.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.39889, -90.38222   (decimal degrees)
40°23'56" N, 90°22'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/722159/4475321 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Adair
Land survey
T. 5 N., R. 1 E., Sec. 22
Inventory numbers
IL 029-3143 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15246 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Fulton County, Illinois (37)
Illinois (4,851)
Lost (27,328)
Owned by township (3,093)
Pony truss (16,801)
Replaced by new bridge (18,553)
Span length 25-50 feet (16,003)
Structurally deficient (13,259)
Total length 25-50 feet (11,370)
Truss (34,672)
Wooden deck (6,121)

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Updated status as reported by Dale Travis

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Comments 

Francis Creek Bridge
Posted September 14, 2010, by Dale Travis (daletravis [at] bigfoot [dot] com)

9-13-10: Gone. Replaced with a modern concrete bridge.