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Fruit Road Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photos provied by Timothy P. Krumm

BH Photo #102337

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Sugar Fork on Fruit Road, 4.7 mi. west of Grantfork
Location
Madison County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by new bridge
Future prospects
Scheduled for replacement
History
Built 1954; replaced 2007
Design
Riveted, 4-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.8 ft.
Total length: 74.1 ft.
Deck width: 18.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.83000, -89.75611   (decimal degrees)
38°49'48" N, 89°45'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/260753/4301521 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Marine
Inventory numbers
IL 060-3045 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15493 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

4-panel truss (270)
Built 1954 (357)
Built during 1950s (3,858)
Illinois (4,677)
Lost (24,929)
Lost 2007 (335)
Lost during 2000s (4,194)
Madison County, Illinois (125)
Owned by county (20,839)
Pony truss (16,234)
Pratt pony truss (3,654)
Pratt truss (9,341)
Replaced by new bridge (16,732)
Riveted (2,183)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,102)
Structurally deficient (14,112)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,317)
Truss (32,928)

Update Log 

  • October 15, 2008: Updated by Kim Harvey: category removed
  • October 12, 2008: Bridge has been replaced
  • December 14, 2006: Posted photos from Timothy P. Krumm

Sources 

  • Timothy Krumm - Timothy [dot] Krumm [at] illinois [dot] gov
  • Kim Harvey