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County Road 708 Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Looking West

Photo taken by James McCray

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BH Photo #206008

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over a branch of Bean Creek on county road 708
Location
Richardson County, Nebraska
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1935
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 70.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.08655, -95.44644   (decimal degrees)
40°05'12" N, 95°26'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/291425/4440232 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rulo
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
40
Inventory number
BH 24502 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 27.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

5-panel truss (476)
Built 1935 (1,394)
Built during 1930s (11,245)
Nebraska (1,593)
One-lane traffic (7,535)
Open (38,219)
Owned by county (20,055)
Pin-connected (3,697)
Pony truss (15,698)
Pratt pony truss (3,476)
Pratt truss (8,741)
Richardson County, Nebraska (64)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,603)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,975)
Truss (31,237)
Wooden deck (6,003)

Update Log 

  • July 28, 2011: Updated by James McCray: updated coordinates

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

County Road 708 Bridge
Posted April 25, 2016, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

I've begin to notice that Nathan!

County Road 708 Bridge
Posted April 25, 2016, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Tony... Many trusses in Nebraska without photos... and based on my cursory review, a lot of them are likely misdated and older than listed.

County Road 708 Bridge
Posted April 25, 2016, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Much older than 1935... Closer to ca. 1900