From Historic Bridge Inventory
BH Photo #167509
This bridge was the first steel Berry Bridge and moved to this location and named the Brewer Bridge in 1921.
- Through truss bridge over Niobrara River on a county road, 13.5 mi. east of Valentine and 4.5 miles south of Sparks.
- Cherry County, Nebraska
- Open to traffic
- Built 1899 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; relocated 1921; rehabilitated 1991
- - Jones & Laughlin Steel Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania & Woodlawn, Pennsylvania (Iron/Steel Manufacturer)
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
- Pin-connected, 8-panel Pratt through truss
Length of largest span: 149.0 ft.
Total length: 149.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.7 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +42.87619, -100.26669 (decimal degrees)
42°52'34" N, 100°16'00" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 14/396546/4747844 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Average daily traffic (as of 1997)
- Inventory number
- BH 23892 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection report (as of June 2016)
- Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 21.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com
- February 18, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
- March 27, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added builder
- June 14, 2010: New photo from Nathan Holth