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Allentown Road Bridge

Photo 

Allentown Road Bridge

The Pantagraph, April 8 1972

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BH Photo #440105

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge
Location
Tazewell County, Illinois
Status
Collapsed, not replaced
Design
Pony truss
Also called
Vandalia Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.53187, -89.37415   (decimal degrees)
40°31'55" N, 89°22'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/298915/4489500 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 24 N., R. 2 W., Sec. 18
Elevation
600 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 83900 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Collapsed (395)
Illinois (4,752)
Lost (25,266)
Lost 1972 (80)
Lost during 1970s (804)
Owned by county (20,943)
Pony truss (16,311)
Tazewell County, Illinois (77)
Truss (33,136)

Update Log 

  • December 30, 2018: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

Allentown Road Bridge
Posted May 10, 2020, by Karas Hall (buddyboy [at] mytelstar [dot] com)

This bridge was near my grandparents' farm. The bridge was never replaced with a new after this one collapsed. The road has since been vacated and the area is grown over with dense vegetation.