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Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Tongue River on CR 054 in Miles City
Location
Miles City, Custer County, Montana
Status
Replaced by a moden bridge on current site
History
Built 1897 by W.S. Hewett & Co.
Builder
- William S. Hewett & Co. of Minneapolis, Minnesota
Design
Pennsylvania through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 237.9 ft.
Total length: 348.1 ft.
Deck width: 17.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 10.2 ft.
Also called
Tongue River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.39917, -105.85444   (decimal degrees)
46°23'57" N, 105°51'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/434315/5138753 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Miles City
Inventory number
BH 23006 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2006)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 32.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
100

Update Log 

  • May 19, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • November 7, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: Fixed Name
  • August 20, 2008: Updated by Kim Harvey
  • July 22, 2008: New photos from James Baughn

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Comments 

Tongue River Bridge
Posted August 19, 2008, by Jeff S. Shelton (jshelton [at] northwind-inc [dot] com)

This bridge has been torn down and replaced with a two-lane concrete bridge.