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Branch Little Wabash River Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over Branch of Little Wabash River on TR 493
Location
Wayne County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1909; replaced 1995
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 48.9 ft.
Total length: 49.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.35667, -88.21500   (decimal degrees)
38°21'24" N, 88°12'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/393843/4246087 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Golden Gate
Inventory numbers
IL 096-3184 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 39060 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1909 (716)
Built during 1900s (6,749)
Illinois (4,445)
Lost (22,103)
Lost 1995 (412)
Lost during 1990s (3,841)
Owned by township (2,486)
Pony truss (15,663)
Replaced by new bridge (14,756)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,902)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,684)
Truss (31,110)
Wayne County, Illinois (34)

Update Log 

  • February 2, 2009: Added by Robert Stephenson

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Comments 

Branch Little Wabash River Bridge
Posted December 27, 2011, by Gary Dean (garydean0308 [at] gmail [dot] com)

There is not a new bridge there. The old bridge was sold for scrap with no replacement.