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"Motel 6 Bridge" (Old US 34/281/Nine Bridges Road Bridge)

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Photo taken by James McCray

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BH Photo #237061

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Description 

The northern end of the bridge is on the Motel 6 property. The bridge is fenced off to the public and one would have to gain permission from the Motel 6 management to access the bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over North Channel Platte River on an abandoned alignment of US 34/281/Nine Bridges Road
Location
Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
See posted link (http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/nediv/bridges/hall.htm)
Builder
- Standard Bridge Co. of Omaha, Nebraska
Design
Half-hip Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Total length: 185.0 ft.
Also called
Nine Bridges Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.82787, -98.38019   (decimal degrees)
40°49'40" N, 98°22'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/552262/4519833 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Alda
Inventory number
BH 53100 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 9, 2012: Added by James McCray

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