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Rocky Branch Creek Bridge

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Albers Road Bridge

John Badman of the Alton Telegraph

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BH Photo #438531

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Street View 

Description 

Bridge was closed on October 12 2018 due to a car accident. It reopened on November 1 2018 after passing an inspection. On November 12 2018 it was doomed. Scheduled for replacement in 2021.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Rocky Branch Creek on Mss 901
Location
Madison County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Bridge is scheduled to be replaced in 2021.
History
Built 1928
Design
Other
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 36.1 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Also called
Albers Lane Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.92395, -90.05686   (decimal degrees)
38°55'26" N, 90°03'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/755147/4312456 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bethalto
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
775
Inventory number
BH 71243 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 35.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1928 (1,162)
Built during 1920s (9,726)
Doomed (1,097)
Have street view (26,185)
Illinois (4,544)
Madison County, Illinois (124)
Open (39,140)
Owned by city (5,161)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,287)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,911)

Update Log 

  • November 17, 2018: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • November 16, 2018: New Street View added by Melissa Brand-Welch
  • March 6, 2016: Added by Elliott Johnson

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • The Telegraph - Bridge is doomed
  • Riverbender.com - Bridge closed after crash