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Wainiha River Bridge #2

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Wainiha River Bridge #2

Looking East at Bridge #2 and Bridge #3

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in June 2010

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BH Photo #169038

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck truss bridge over Wainiha River on Kuhio Highway
Location
Kauai County, Hawaii
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1931, lost 1992 in flooding during Hurricane Iniki, replaced by Bailey truss bridge
Design
Deck truss
Dimensions
Span length: 78.1 ft.
Total length: 78.1 ft.
Also called
Kuhio Highway Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+22.21251, -159.54339   (decimal degrees)
22°12'45" N, 159°32'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
4/443993/2456448 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Haena
Elevation
17 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
5,555
Inventory number
BH 12708 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 42.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1931 (885)
Built during 1930s (11,436)
Deck truss (1,662)
Destroyed by flood (433)
Hawaii (248)
Kauai County, Hawaii (53)
Lost (23,427)
Lost 1992 (450)
Lost during 1990s (3,910)
One-lane traffic (7,547)
Owned by state (15,527)
Skewed (4,845)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,297)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,441)
Truss (31,961)

Update Log 

  • July 2, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: updated status, added photos
  • June 14, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: corrected location
  • March 19, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: updated location

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