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Coulter's Mill Bridge

Photo 

Coulter's Mill Bridge

Bridge was demolished in 1977

Decatur Herald and Review: August 20 1980

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BH Photo #443125

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Sangamon River (Lake Decatur) on Coulter's Mill Road
Location
Macon County, Illinois
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Closed to traffic in 1967; demolished 1977
Builder
- Decatur Bridge Co. of Decatur, Illinois
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.91106, -88.82934   (decimal degrees)
39°54'40" N, 88°49'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/343640/4419487 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84335 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1903 (623)
Built during 1900s (7,631)
Decatur Bridge Co. (25)
Illinois (4,929)
Lost (28,414)
Lost 1977 (93)
Lost during 1970s (943)
Macon County, Illinois (57)
Through truss (16,737)
Truss (35,407)
Wooden deck (6,159)

Update Log 

  • January 28, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • January 28, 2019: Added

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

Coulter's Mill Bridge
Posted November 14, 2021, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This bridge was to the South of the Nesbitt Bridge. And the extant substructure would suggest that the bridge is indeed gone.

Coulter's Mill Bridge
Posted November 14, 2021, by Brian (Riot4jem [at] aol [dot] com)

I think the bridge is still there. There are pictures of it under Nesbitt Bridge, but it connects the two parts of Coulter's Mill Road.