Rating:
1 vote

TR 164 Bridge No. 2

Photos 

West side

This bridge is on the old Palestine to Vandalia road

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in July 2008

Enlarge

BH Photo #117251

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Arch bridge over Embarras River overflow on Eagle Trail in Newton
Location
Newton, Jasper County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1909
Design
Closed-spandrel concrete arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 16.1 ft.
Total length: 19.5 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Also called
Eagle Trail Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.99778, -88.16119   (decimal degrees)
38°59'52" N, 88°09'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/399446/4317171 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Newton
Inventory number
BH 36856 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 6, 2018: Updated by Steve Conro: updated info added pics
  • February 7, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Creek name
  • July 10, 2008: Added by Robert Stephenson

Sources 

Comments 

TR 164 Bridge No. 2
Posted September 7, 2018, by Jeff Smail

That's an AWESOME way to preserve that bridge! Looks like it was almost gone.