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Joliet Bridge

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Photo taken by Jack Schmidt

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BH Photo #272526

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Overview
Through truss bridge originally over Rock Creek on CR 101 at Joliet
Location
Joliet, Carbon County, Montana
Status
Abandoned on dry land in Joliet
History
Built 1901; replaced 1987, now sits in in a yard adjacent to US212
Builder
- William S. Hewett & Co. of Minneapolis, Minnesota
Design
Pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 103.3 ft.
Also called
Rock Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.48775, -108.96413   (decimal degrees)
45°29'16" N, 108°57'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/659089/5039151 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fromberg
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
540
Inventory number
BH 37042 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
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: 97.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • January 5, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Bridge still exists
  • August 2, 2008: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER MT-56 - Rock Creek Bridge, Spanning Rock Creek at County Road, South end of Main Street, Joliet, Carbon County, MT
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net

Comments 

Joliet Bridge
Posted January 5, 2014, by Luke Harden (lukemh9 [at] gmail [dot] com)

That's the same bridge, as far as I can tell.

Joliet Bridge
Posted January 5, 2014, by Jack Schmidt (jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net)

James,

I think this might be your Joliet Bridge. It's abandoned on the side of the road at 418 E Front on the property of Charles Ringer Studio / Gallery. He gas a lot of derelict stuff there.

Picture taken 7-2-13 My GPS N45 29.251 W108 57.876

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