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Illinois River Bridge Hardin IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman
N 39° 09.608 W 090° 36.865
15S E 706117 N 4337257
Quick Description: This vertical-lift through truss bridge spans the Illinois was built in 1929. It was closed for major repairs in 2012 and reopened April 2013.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 9/14/2014 5:15:23 PM
Waymark Code: WMMFVQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member familygeo
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Long Description:
This vertical-lift through truss bridge spans the Illinois was built in 1929. It was closed for major repairs in 2012 and reopened April 2013.











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Facts

Overview
Vertical-lift through truss bridge over the Illinois River on IL 100/IL 106 (Old US 36) in Florence
Location
Florence, Pike County, Illinois, and Scott County, Illinois
Status
Bridge Reopened April 22 2013
Future prospects
To be repaired and reopened, they are still planning on replacing the bridge in the next ten years. The repairs are being done for the locals don't have to drive so far and also for they don't have to wait for the new bridge to be built.
History
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1981 Closed June 28 2012 due to issuses with towers.
Design
Vertical lift Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 216.8 ft.
Total length: 3,177.3 ft. (0.6 mi.)
Deck width: 23.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.2 ft.
Also called
Florence Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.63265, -90.60783 (decimal degrees)
39°37'58" N, 90°36'28" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/705296/4389720 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Florence
Inventory numbers
IL 086-0001 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15600 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2012)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 7.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
1,300
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