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Lusk Creek Bridge

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Overview

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #102497

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Lusk Creek on Eddyville Road (FAS 930), southeast of Eddyville, 3.25 mi. southeast of Eddyville
Location
Pope County, Illinois
Status
Open to two-lane traffic
History
Built 1934
Design
Riveted, 5-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 103.0 ft.
Deck width: 21.6 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.47269, -88.54755   (decimal degrees)
37°28'22" N, 88°32'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/363158/4148435 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Waltersburg
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
700
Inventory numbers
IL 076-3000 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15621 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2017)
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: 60.3 (out of 100)
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Categories 

5-panel truss (557)
Built 1934 (830)
Built during 1930s (12,165)
Functionally obsolete (5,828)
Illinois (4,927)
NR-eligible (4,106)
Open (40,965)
Owned by county (21,600)
Pope County, Illinois (28)
Pratt through truss (6,047)
Pratt truss (10,283)
Riveted (2,507)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,553)
Through truss (16,730)
Total length 100-125 feet (5,367)
Truss (35,397)

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2006: Posted new photos

Comments 

Lusk Creek Bridge
Posted October 8, 2006, by Dale

I believe this is the bridge the used in the film US Marshal's when Wesley Snipes has the truck driver ram the police car.