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Honey Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Mark Frazier

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BH Photo #130300

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Honey Creek on CR 733, 1.4 mi. south and 2.3 mi. east of Peru
Location
Nemaha County, Nebraska
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Possibly built by the King Bridge Co.
Design
Pin-connected Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 90.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.45060, -95.68631   (decimal degrees)
40°27'02" N, 95°41'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/272198/4481237 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Peru
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
10
Inventory number
BH 24314 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 23.8 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • August 14, 2015: Updated by James Baughn: Bridge appears to be closed based on satellite imagery

Sources 

  • Mark Frazier - mfrazier404 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com

Comments 

Honey Creek Bridge
Posted November 15, 2014, by James Baughn (webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com)

This looks very similar to a bridge in Missouri built 1887 by the King Bridge Co.:

http://bridgehunter.com/mo/caldwell/henkins-ford/

Honey Creek Bridge
Posted December 12, 2008, by Anthony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This is a very unusual bridge. A Warren truss with diagonals that appear to be the same size as the endposts. Also no portals to speak of. Very unique.