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CR 201 Bridge Over Cottonwood Creek

Southern Portal

Photo taken by David Jones in April 2017

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Description 

This is one of three remaining bridges built by the Montana Highway Commission Bridge Department. Reference - Jon Axline's book "Monuments Above The Water", page 96.

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Cottonwood Creek 044 on CR 201
Location
Custer County, Montana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1928
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.9 ft.
Total length: 26.6 ft.
Deck width: 24.3 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.25675, -106.03544   (decimal degrees)
46°15'24" N, 106°02'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/420195/5123095 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 76638 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Not deficient
Sufficiency rating: 75.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
100

Categories 

Beam (11,375)
Built 1928 (1,009)
Built during 1920s (8,627)
Custer County, Montana (27)
Fence guardrail (117)
Montana (740)
NR-eligible (3,951)
Open (35,949)
Owned by county (18,652)
Span length under 25 feet (5,628)
Timber stringer (3,258)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,602)

Update Log 

  • April 19, 2017: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Fence guardrail"
  • April 19, 2017: Added by David Jones

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  • David Jones - david2jpix [at] yahoo [dot] com