Top Ranked Montana Bridges

Van Buren Street Footbridge (Missoula County, Montana)
Rated 100% with 2 votes
Bridge over Clark Fork River on Van Buren Street (Old Van Buren Street Pedestrian Walkway)
Open to pedestrians
Built 1892 on Higgins Ave, moved to Van Buren Street in 1908, converted to pedestrian use in 1975, and rehabilitated in 2004.
Morel Bridge (Deer Lodge County, Montana)
Rated 99% with 4 votes
Marsh arch bridge over Silver Bow Creek on an abandoned county road
Open to pedestrians
Built 1914 by prision inmates in Montana as part of the "Good Roads Movement". Bridge abandoned in 1916 due to construction of mining settling ponds.
Logan Creek Bridge (Flathead County, Montana)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Two-span stone and concrete arch bridge over Logan Creek on Going-To-The-Sun Road
Open to traffic
Built 1926-27
Dry Wolf Creek Bridge (Judith Basin County, Montana)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over Dry Wolf Creek on CR 101
Open to traffic
Built 1932
Hardy Bridge (Cascade County, Montana)
Rated 98% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Missouri River on Old US 91
Open to traffic
Built 1931
BNSF - Snowden Bridge (Richland County, Montana)
Rated 98% with 3 votes
Vertical-lift through truss bridge over the Missouri River on the BNSF Railroad
Open to railroad traffic
Built 1914; retrofitted to also allow vehicular toll traffic in 1925
BNSF - Billings Tunnel (Yellowstone County, Montana)
Rated 98% with 2 votes
Tunnel on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic
Dearborn River High Bridge (Lewis and Clark County, Montana)
Rated 97% with 3 votes
Deck truss bridge over Dearborn River on CR 300
Open to traffic
Built 1897 by the King Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 2003
Old Town Bridge #2 (Gallatin County, Montana)
Rated 96% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Jefferson River on CR 201
Open to traffic
Built 1894; rehabilitated 1984
York Bridge (Lewis and Clark County, Montana)
Rated 96% with 2 votes
Lost three-span through truss bridge over Missouri River on Route 280
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1906 by the Minneapolis Steel & Machinery Co.; replaced 1982
Natural Pier Bridge (Mineral County, Montana)
Rated 96% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Clark Fork on CR 089
Open to traffic
Built 1916; rehabilitated 1999
Milk River Bridge (Blaine County, Montana)
Rated 95% with 3 votes
Timber and Steel Combination through truss bridge over Milk River on CR 178
Open to traffic
Built 1916
CM - Spring Creek Trestle (Fergus County, Montana)
Rated 95% with 3 votes
Massive wooden trestle with steel sections over Big Spring Creek on Central Montana Railway
Intact but closed to all traffic
Kalispell Old Steel Bridge (Flathead County, Montana)
Rated 94% with 3 votes
Lost through truss bridge over Flathead River on CR 091 (Holt Stage Road)
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1894; replaced 2009
Cyr Bridge (Mineral County, Montana)
Rated 93% with 3 votes
Deck truss bridge over Clark Fork on CR 170
Open to traffic
Built 1932
Calypso Bridge (Prairie County, Montana)
Rated 93% with 6 votes
Parker through truss bridge over Yellowstone river on Milwakuee Road
Open to traffic
Built 1907
Forsyth Bridge (Rosebud County, Montana)
Rated 93% with 7 votes
Abandoned bridge over Yellowstone River on US 12
Abandoned
Built 1905, Closed with two spans removed for scrap 1958
CM - Sage Creek Trestle (Fergus County, Montana)
Rated 92% with 4 votes
Massive steel trestle over Sage Creek on Central Montana Railway
Open to traffic
Old Milk River Bridge (Blaine County, Montana)
Rated 91% with 7 votes
Abandoned timber through truss bridge over Milk River next to 8 Mile Road
Derelict/abandoned
MILW - St. Regis Bridge (Mineral County, Montana)
Rated 91% with 4 votes
Abandoned warren deck truss bridge over Clark Fork River on Railroad (MILW)
Abandoned, approaches removed
Built 1908
Little Prickly Pear Creek Bridge (Lewis and Clark County, Montana)
Rated 90% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Little Prickly Pear Creek on CR 005
Open to traffic
Built 1905
Big Horn River Bridge (Big Horn County, Montana)
Rated 89% with 2 votes
Three-span through truss bridge over Big Horn River on County Rd 50A
Abandoned with deck removed
Carter's Bridge (Park County, Montana)
Rated 89% with 3 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Yellowstone River on MT 540
Open to traffic
Built 1921; rehabilitated 1958
Yellowstone River Bridge (Prairie County, Montana)
Rated 89% with 5 votes
Warren through truss bridge over Yellowstone River on Frontage Road 114 in Fallon
Open to traffic
Built 1945
Dead Horse Road Bridge (Park County, Montana)
Rated 88% with 2 votes
Parker through truss bridge over Shields River on Dead Horse Road (formerly old US 89, but currently a private driveway).
Open to traffic
Fort Keogh Bridge (Custer County, Montana)
Rated 87% with 9 votes
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Yellowstone River on Fort Keogh Access Road
Removed in the spring 2012 according to info from the Montana Historical Society
Built 1902, damaged by flooding in 2011, later removed in spring 2012
Troy Bridge (Lincoln County, Montana)
Rated 87% with 3 votes
Pin-connected 11-panel Parker through truss bridge over Kootenai River on CR 071 in Troy
Open to traffic
Built 1912; rehabilitated 1992
Bell Street Bridge (Dawson County, Montana)
Rated 86% with 2 votes
Warren through truss bridge over Yellowstone River on Bell Street
Open to pedestrians
Built 1925, in use as a vehicle bridge until 1992, and then rehabilitated and refurbished into a pedestrian bridge.
MRL - Marent Trestle (Missoula County, Montana)
Rated 86% with 3 votes
Bridge over Marent Gulch on MRL (former Northern Pacific) Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1927 using 1885 towers
Red Bridge (Flathead County, Montana)
Rated 85% with 2 votes
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Flathead River on CR 108 (Talbot Road)
Closed to all traffic
Built 1912. Rehabilitated 1964. Closed To Vehicles 1989. Closed To Pedestrians 1992.
Tenth Street Bridge (Cascade County, Montana)
Rated 84% with 2 votes
Eight-span open-spandrel arch bridge over the Missouri River on 10th Street in Great Falls
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1921 by Porter Brothers Co. of Spokane, WA
MRL - Clark Fork River Bridge No. 2 (Missoula County, Montana)
Rated 84% with 2 votes
Lattice deck girder bridge over Clark Fork River on Railroad (MRL)
Open to traffic
Built 1896 at an unknown location, moved here 1929
Old River Bridge (Flathead County, Montana)
Rated 82% with 2 votes
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Middle Fork Flathead River on Old River Bridge Road
Open to traffic
MILW - Belt Creek Trestle (Cascade County, Montana)
Rated 81% with 5 votes
Abandoned Deck plate girder bridge over Belt Creek on Former Milwaukee Road Railway
Derelict/abandoned
Built ca. 1914
Blackfoot River Bridge (Missoula County, Montana)
Rated 81% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Blackfoot River on CR L1730
Open to traffic
Built 1907 by O.E. Peppard
MILW - Garrison Tunnel (Powell County, Montana)
Rated 81% with 2 votes
Abandoned tunnel on Railroad (MILW)
Abandoned
Built 1908
MRL - Clark Fork River Bridge #12 (Sanders County, Montana)
Rated 80% with 3 votes
Bridge over Clark Fork River on Montana RailLink
Open to traffic
Built 1908, Reinforced date unknown
BNSF - Coram Bridge (Flathead County, Montana)
Rated 78% with 2 votes
Two-span Baltimore deck truss bridge over Flathead River on the BNSF Railroad
Demolished and replaced.
Built ca. 1900
Pidgeon Bridge (Lincoln County, Montana)
Rated 78% with 3 votes
Lattice through truss bridge over Tobacco River on Old Pidgeon Road.
Open to pedestrians only, very good condition with solid flooring/planks.
River's Edge Trail - Missouri River Bridge (Cascade County, Montana)
Rated 76% with 2 votes
Deck plate girder bridge over Missouri River on River's Edge Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1914
Carbella Bridge (Park County, Montana)
Rated 76% with 3 votes
Camelback through truss bridge over Yellowstone River on CR 301 (Tom Miner Creek Road)
Open to traffic
Built 1918
MRL - Bitterroot River Bridge #3 (Ravalli County, Montana)
Rated 74% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Bitterroot River on Montana Rail Link
Open to traffic
Built 1950 using secondhand spans
Leonia Bridge (Lincoln County, Montana)
Rated 73% with 2 votes
Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Kootenai River on Leonia Rd
Intact but closed to all traffic
Old US 287 Bridge (Lewis and Clark County, Montana)
Rated 72% with 4 votes
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Dearborn River on Road
Abandoned