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Gross State Aid Bridge

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Oblique View.

Gross State Aid Bridge, north of Verdigre in Knox County, Nebraska; seen from the southwest. The bridge carries county road 885 Rd across Verdigris Creek; in the picture, downstream is left. The pin-jointed Parker through truss bridge was built in 1918, and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Photo taken by anonymous

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BH Photo #179918

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Verdigre Creek on a county road, 3.5 mi. north and .2 mi. west of Verdigre
Location
Knox County, Nebraska
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1918
Design
Pin connected Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.1 ft.
Total length: 182.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Verdigre Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.65445, -98.04348   (decimal degrees)
42°39'16" N, 98°02'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/578399/4722886 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Verdigre NE
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
80
Inventory number
BH 24267 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 16.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1918 (459)
Built during 1910s (9,095)
Knox County, Nebraska (49)
NR-listed (2,860)
Nebraska (1,426)
One-lane traffic (7,530)
Open (37,943)
Owned by county (19,493)
Parker through truss (1,204)
Parker truss (1,565)
Span length 175-250 feet (1,858)
Through truss (13,604)
Total length 175-250 feet (3,968)
Truss (30,585)
Wooden deck (5,973)

Update Log 

  • September 28, 2010: New photos from Nathan Holth
  • June 14, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Updated bridge type and GPS.

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