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IL 2 Rock River Bridge

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IL 2 Rock River Bridge

1960 view

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #495292

Map 

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Lightweight Concrete Floor for Grand Detour Bridge

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By Howard E. Moxey, Jr. Asst. Materials Engineer, Dixon

from Illinois Highway Engineer, 1960

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Steel through arch bridge over Rock River on IL Route 2
Location
Grand Detour, Ogle County, Illinois, and Lee County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Completed December 1947
Design
Steel through arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.88993, -89.41924   (decimal degrees)
41°53'24" N, 89°25'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/299292/4640385 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92674 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 28, 2021: Updated by NE2: description is now a separate document
  • April 11, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • NE2
  • Geoff Hubbs