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Brewer Bridge

Photos 

Elevation

From Historic Bridge Inventory

BH Photo #167509

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Niobrara River on a county road, 13.5 mi. east of Valentine
Location
Cherry County, Nebraska
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1899 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; relocated 1921; rehabilitated 1991
Builders
- Jones & Laughlin Steel Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania & Woodlawn, Pennsylvania (Iron/Steel Manufacturer)
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Pin-connected, 8-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.0 ft.
Total length: 149.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.7 ft.
Recognition
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:
Sparks
Inventory number
BH 23892 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2013)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 21.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1997)
2

Update Log 

  • 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

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