Judith River-Cristy Bottom Road Bridge
At the turn of the 20th century, the Judith Basin was rapidly becoming one of the most bountiful wheat producing areas in Montana. During the decades that followed, there was a great expansion of rail service and a flurry of bridge building activity for purposes of transporting agricultural produce to markets. Among the larger bridges built during this period was this bridge across the Judith River. It was built near the former community of Deerfield...
-- Historic American Engineering Record
- Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Judith River on CR 326
- Fergus County, Montana
- Removed but not replaced
- Built 1913
- - Security Bridge Co. of Billings, Montana
- Pratt through truss
Span length: 109.9 ft.
Total length: 109.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.0 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +47.24000, -109.68000 (decimal degrees)
47°14'24" N, 109°40'48" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 12/599902/5232679 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
- Inventory number
- BH 23021 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection report (as of December 2012)
- Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 15.8 (out of 100)
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- January 22, 2012: Updated by J.P.: added builder and truss type
- HAER MT-17 - Deerfield Bridge, Spanning Judith River, Danvers, Fergus County, MT
- J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com