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Beaver Creek Bridge

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Beaver Creek Bridge - Milk River Road

Photo taken by David Jones in October 2017

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BH Photo #407753

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Description 

As of October, 2017, this bridge has been removed and is sitting in a field near its original location. The Montana Dept. of Commerce is replacing it. A temporary bridge is in the process of being constructed with the new bridge to be finished next year.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Beaver Creek on CR 224
Location
Valley County, Montana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1915
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.1 ft.
Total length: 159.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+48.41095, -107.10448   (decimal degrees)
48°24'39" N, 107°06'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/344270/5364117 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hinsdale
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
100
Inventory number
BH 23196 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 40.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1915 (1,153)
Built during 1910s (9,019)
Montana (677)
One-lane traffic (7,519)
Open (37,725)
Owned by county (19,153)
Pin-connected (3,587)
Pony truss (15,257)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,016)
Structurally deficient (17,738)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,456)
Truss (30,074)
Valley County, Montana (10)
Wooden deck (5,905)

Update Log 

  • October 26, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • October 26, 2017: New photos from David Jones

Sources 

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