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Flat Branch Bridge

Photos 

West end

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in July 2008

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BH Photo #117552

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Flat Branch on TR 35A, 3 mi. southeast of Moweaqua
Location
Shelby County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1916
Design
Riveted, 6-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 85.2 ft.
Total length: 85.9 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.56639, -88.97167   (decimal degrees)
39°33'59" N, 88°58'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/330633/4381489 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Obed
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
125
Inventory numbers
IL 087-3042 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15662 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 63.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

6-panel truss (579)
Built 1916 (664)
Built during 1910s (9,226)
Functionally obsolete (7,199)
Illinois (4,447)
One-lane traffic (7,532)
Open (38,113)
Owned by township (2,486)
Pony truss (15,663)
Pratt pony truss (3,461)
Pratt truss (8,675)
Riveted (2,045)
Shelby County, Illinois (52)
Skewed (4,809)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,157)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,359)
Truss (31,114)

Update Log 

  • May 19, 2019: New photos from Steve Conro
  • July 18, 2008: New photos from Robert Stephenson

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