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5th Street Bridge

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Overview
Lost Wooden bridge over N. 5th Street on the NS Railroad in Belleville
Location
St. Clair County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a concrete bridge
History
Built ca. 1899
Railroad
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 30.8 ft.
Total length: 81.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.52164, -89.99121   (decimal degrees)
38°31'18" N, 89°59'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/239223/4267936 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
O'Fallon
Inventory numbers
IL 082-9970 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15674 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 17, 2010: Updated by Kim Harvey: bridge has been replaced, added street view of replacement bridge

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