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Sims Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Ethan Akerly in November 2016

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #370031

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Sims Creek on a Sims Road, 2 mi. north and 1 mi. east of Almont
Location
Morton County, North Dakota
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement in 2019 or 2020.
History
Built 1916
Design
Warren pony truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.0 ft.
Total length: 46.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.76065, -101.48658   (decimal degrees)
46°45'38" N, 101°29'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/310117/5181569 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Salem
Elevation
1936 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
10
Inventory numbers
ND 30-130-150 (North Dakota bridge number)
BH 23514 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 30 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 18, 2019: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.

Comments 

Sims Creek Bridge
Posted March 18, 2019, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

With an ADT of 10 it makes sense to spend money on a new bridge... That will NEVER pay for itself!

Full sarcasm intended.

Sims Creek Bridge
Posted March 18, 2019, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)