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Fountain Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Dale Travis in March 2010

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BH Photo #196807

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Fountain Creek on CR100N
Location
Iroquois County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1890
Builder
- Massillon Bridge Co. of Massillon, Ohio
Design
Half-hip Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 59.0 ft.
Total length: 62.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.50171, -87.82089   (decimal degrees)
40°30'06" N, 87°49'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/430444/4483767 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Claytonville
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
75
Inventory numbers
IL 038-4135 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15312 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2012)
Sufficiency rating: 22.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 1, 2015: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished and replaced.
  • May 9, 2013: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • November 30, 2011: Updated by Frank Hicks: Added specific design info and builder from historicbridges.org listing
  • April 3, 2011: New photos from Jacob P. Bernard

Sources 

Comments 

Fountain Creek Bridge
Posted May 8, 2019, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Does appear to be the same bridge Ross, wonder if they have a plan for it or just didn't want to see it scrapped like all of the other trusses in the county!

Fountain Creek Bridge
Posted May 7, 2019, by Ross Brown (bluehavanaross [at] gmail [dot] com)

Appears this might be located at the grain elevator at Fountain Creek just down the road.

https://www.google.com/maps/@40.5163256,-87.8087382,3a,60y,1...

Fountain Creek Bridge
Posted April 17, 2010, by Dale Travis (daletravis [at] bigfoot [dot] com)

Photos taken 3-26-10.