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Airtight Bridge

Airtight Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: July 3, 2021

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Airtight Road (TR-275) Over Embarras River
Location
Rural: Coles County, Illinois: United States
Structure Type
Metal 8 Panel Pin-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1914 By Builder/Contractor: Decatur Bridge Company of Decatur, Illinois and Engineer/Design: C. L. James

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
2010
Main Span Length
140 Feet (42.7 Meters)
Structure Length
190 Feet (57.9 Meters)
Roadway Width
15.4 Feet (4.69 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 2 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
15316500000000

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This is an unaltered traditional Pratt through truss bridge in a tranquil rural setting.

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