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Cold Run Creek Bridge


Cold Run Creek #1

Looking north towards Highway 7 to Pittsfield.

Photo taken by K. Allen Ballard June 17th, 2016


BH Photo #355652

Street View 


This has an interesting little "X" truss brace in the span. It has been suggested the builder required an extra panel so this X was used.


Pony truss bridge over Cold Run Creek on TR 318, 2.75 mi. northwest of Nebo
Pike County, Illinois
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1960
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals, wood deck.
Length of largest span: 89.8 ft.
Total length: 91.8 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.48117, -90.79086   (decimal degrees)
39°28'52" N, 90°47'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/690000/4372503 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pleasant Hill East
Average daily traffic (as of 2018)
Inventory numbers
IL 075-3136 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15597 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 50.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • September 18, 2018: New Street View added by Elliott Johnson
  • June 24, 2016: Updated by K. Allen Ballard: Upload new photos, add type, although this a guess.
  • June 23, 2016: New photos from K. Allen Ballard


  • K. Allen Ballard - speedeeprint [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com


Cold Run Creek Bridge
Posted June 23, 2016, by K. Allen Ballard (speedeeprint [at] gmail [dot] com)

Visited here June 17, 2016; the pictures below which were very kindly taken & provided by Dale are actually of Union Street near Nebo. The Cold Run pics are on the Union Street page.

Cold Run Creek Bridge
Posted October 28, 2010, by Dale Travis (daletravis [at] bigfoot [dot] com)

Photos taken 10-8-10.