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Limekiln Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Melissa Brand-Welch in November 2018

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BH Photo #438406

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Facts 

Overview
Bedstead pony truss bridge over Limekiln Creek on TR 159 northwest of Carmi.
Location
White County, Illinois
Status
Abandoned with portions of deck missing
Design
Bedstead Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 59.0 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.12667, -88.23944   (decimal degrees)
38°07'36" N, 88°14'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/391365/4220594 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Centerville
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
50
Inventory numbers
IL 097-3173 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15724 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 21.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • November 14, 2018: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch

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Comments 

Limekiln Creek Bridge
Posted November 14, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thank you Mom. It was Cold this morning ! I was at this bridge six weeks ago on Friday and it was 90 !

Limekiln Creek Bridge
Posted November 14, 2018, by Doris M Blair (dmblair59 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Fantastic photos of a long ago bridge!You are doing a great job on posting these beautiful forgotten bridges! 🌉🌉🌉

Limekiln Creek Bridge
Posted October 5, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

View from the Intersection of 1700 N and 750 E

Limekiln Creek Bridge
Posted October 5, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Warning Sign...

Limekiln Creek Bridge
Posted October 5, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Road to bridge...

Limekiln Creek Bridge
Posted October 5, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

You can barely see the bridge...