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Morelli Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by montanatom1950

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BH Photo #266525

Map 

Description 

Oldest timber bridge in Montana. Completed by stonemason Carlo Morelli.

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Benton Ave on Howie Street
Location
Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Montana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1881; rehabilitated 1974
Builder
- Carlo Morelli
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.3 ft.
Total length: 93.2 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Also called
Howie Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.58556, -112.04444   (decimal degrees)
46°35'08" N, 112°02'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/419983/5159639 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Helena
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
100
Inventory number
BH 56589 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 54.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • September 15, 2013: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • June 12, 2013: Added by K. A. Erickson

Sources 

  • K. A. Erickson