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Oldtown Bridge

Photos 

Contextual View Of Bridge, Looking West

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #118379

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost four-span Parker through truss bridge over Pend Oreille River on US 2 in Oldtown
Location
Oldtown, Bonner County, Idaho
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1926-27; replaced 1988
Builders
- Boise Iron Works of Boise, Idaho
- Sam R. Boudrye
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Works of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Design
Four riveted Parker through trusses
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.0 ft.
Total length: 1,246.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+48.18417, -117.03694   (decimal degrees)
48°11'03" N, 117°02'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/497253/5336770 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Newport
Inventory number
BH 36933 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 26, 2008: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • HAER ID-7 - Oldtown Bridge, Spanning Pend Oreille River, U.S. Highway 2, Oldtown, Bonner County, ID