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Sweetgrass Creek Bridge

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Sweet Grass Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by David Jones in July 2016

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BH Photo #359039

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Sweetgrass Creek on CR 014
Location
Sweet Grass County, Montana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1910; rehabilitated 1964
Design
Pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 70.9 ft.
Total length: 70.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.88942, -109.74271   (decimal degrees)
45°53'22" N, 109°44'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/597548/5082530 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sourdough School
Inventory number
BH 23190 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2016)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 50.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
100

Categories 

5-panel truss (450)
Built 1910 (1,028)
Built during 1910s (8,744)
Functionally obsolete (7,975)
Montana (751)
Open (36,528)
Owned by county (18,846)
Pin-connected (3,200)
Pony truss (15,046)
Pratt pony truss (3,180)
Pratt truss (8,016)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,889)
Sweet Grass County, Montana (16)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,429)
Truss (29,433)
Wooden deck (5,863)

Update Log 

  • August 9, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • July 22, 2016: New photos from David Jones

Sources 

  • David Jones - david2jpix [at] yahoo [dot] com