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Musselshell River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Jack Schmidt in July 24 2013

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BH Photo #272613

Map 

Description 

This bridge has been removed but is still intact. A new bridge was constructed and finished in the early winter 2016. A local rancher and his wife have has become owners of the old bridge and have moved it onto their property. It now sits on blocks in a field on the south side of Highway 12 about 1/2 mile upstream from its original location.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Musselshell River on CR 104
Location
Musselshell County, Montana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1894
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 122.1 ft.
Total length: 159.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.46917, -108.38972   (decimal degrees)
46°28'09" N, 108°23'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/700401/5149488 (zone/easting/northing)
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Gage
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
100
Inventory number
BH 23110 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2014)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 26.5 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • January 9, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt

Sources 

  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • David Jones - david2jpix [at] yahoo [dot] com