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Apple Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Ethan Akerly in November 2015

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #341018

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Description 

According to the NBI this is one of the oldest bridges in North Dakota.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Apple Creek on 30th Avenue NE just off I-94
Location
Burleigh County, North Dakota
Status
Open to traffic but the approaches are not maintained. Only 4WD vehicles can drive the last 1/4 mile to the bridge.
History
Built 1903; rehabilitated 1965
Design
Pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 64.0 ft.
Total length: 106.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.83810, -100.59227   (decimal degrees)
46°50'17" N, 100°35'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/378582/5188404 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Menoken
Elevation
1680 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
ND 8-118-340 (North Dakota bridge number)
BH 23408 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 25.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
1

Update Log 

  • November 26, 2017: New Street View added by Dave King

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Comments 

Apple Creek Bridge
Posted October 19, 2007, by Blaine E. (berikson [at] bis [dot] midco [dot] net)

Easily seen from I94 just east of Bismarck. North side of the interstate. Just west of rest area.