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Center Bridge

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Portal view.

Bridge across Bazile Creek on western outskirts of Center, Nebraska; seen from the southwest. Downstream is left.

Photo taken by anonymous

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BH Photo #179850

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Bazile Creek on 881 Road, .1 mi. southwest of Center
Location
Knox County, Nebraska
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1915; rehabilitated 1981
Design
3 span Full-slope Pratt Pony truss with hybrid riveted and bolted connections, with one steel stringer approach span.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 264.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Also called
Bazile Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.60787, -97.87981   (decimal degrees)
42°36'28" N, 97°52'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/591883/4717879 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Center West
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
60
Inventory numbers
NE C005404120P (Nebraska bridge number)
BH 24228 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 27.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Beam (13,634)
Built 1915 (1,160)
Built during 1910s (9,116)
Knox County, Nebraska (49)
Nebraska (1,426)
One-lane traffic (7,531)
Open (37,986)
Owned by county (19,504)
Pony truss (15,444)
Pratt pony truss (3,312)
Pratt truss (8,387)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,379)
Steel stringer (5,380)
Structurally deficient (17,423)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,804)
Truss (30,606)

Update Log 

  • September 28, 2010: New photos from Nathan Holth