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Old Route 66 Salt Creek Bridge

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Salt Creek Bridge

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BH Photo #448525

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Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Salt Creek on Bl 55 / Old Us 66
Location
Lincoln, Logan County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1942; rehabilitated 1975, replaced 2014
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 724.1 ft.
Deck width: 60.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.13080, -89.38899   (decimal degrees)
40°07'51" N, 89°23'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/296455/4445011 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lincoln West
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
4,950
Inventory numbers
IL 054-0005 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 50007 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2014)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 43.3 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • May 25, 2019: New photos from Joe Sonderman
  • August 4, 2015: Updated by Elliott Johnson: bridge was replaced last year as road had been closed all year and traffic was rerouted to next exit.
  • November 3, 2011: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Joe Sonderman

Comments 

Old Route 66 Salt Creek Bridge
Posted December 11, 2014, by M K

I drive through here this summer (2014) on Old 66 only to find that this 1942 bridge was out and being replaced, forcing us to detour on I-55 to get over Salt Creek.