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CR 305 Bridge Over Locate Creek

View from the northwest

Photo taken by David Jones in April 2017

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Description 

Locate Creek Bridge is the oldest known steel stringer bridge in Montana. Dating to 1901, this bridge was one of ten built by Custer County between 1901 and 1912. Reference - Jon Axline's book "Monuments Above The Water", page 102.

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Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Locate Creek 045 on CR 305
Location
Custer County, Montana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1901
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Also called
Locate Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.47489, -105.30456   (decimal degrees)
46°28'30" N, 105°18'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/476620/5146858 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 76644 (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: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Not deficient
Sufficiency rating: 71.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
100

Categories 

Beam (11,164)
Built 1901 (445)
Built during 1900s (6,024)
Custer County, Montana (27)
Montana (726)
Open (35,731)
Owned by county (18,577)
Span length 25-50 feet (12,996)
Steel stringer (4,475)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,452)

Update Log 

  • April 19, 2017: Added by David Jones

Sources 

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