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Bay Road Bridge

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Overview

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #102480

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Bay Creek on Bay Road (TR 137), 2.5 mi. west of Homberg
Location
Pope County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built or relocated here in 1977; replaced 2007
Design
Riveted, 4-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 66.9 ft.
Total length: 75.1 ft.
Deck width: 20.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.32157, -88.57676   (decimal degrees)
37°19'18" N, 88°34'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/360294/4131711 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brownfield
Inventory numbers
IL 076-3046 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15615 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2006)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 47.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
100

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2006: Posted new photos

Comments 

Bay Road Bridge
Posted April 7, 2016, by Micheal Taylor (Battlebotguy2 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

As this is a Riveted Pony truss I seriously doubt it was built in 1977, it is likely that this is older than 1950, and was relocated here in 77.