Rating:
3 votes

13th Street Bridge

Photos 

13th 1

Photo taken by Jack Schmidt in August 3, 2013

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BH Photo #272636

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Big Blue River on 13th Street in Crete
Location
Crete, Saline County, Nebraska
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1925
Design
Two six panel pin-connected Pratt through truss spans.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.1 ft.
Total length: 296.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.7 ft.
Also called
Big Blue River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.62519, -96.97549   (decimal degrees)
40°37'31" N, 96°58'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/671231/4499120 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Crete North
Inventory number
BH 23885 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2015)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 1.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
350

Update Log 

  • November 23, 2015: New Street View added by Clark Vance
  • November 22, 2015: Updated by Erik Hoffman: Added category "A-frame portal"
  • January 9, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • July 13, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Updated GPS, Bridge Type, Street View

Sources 

  • Nathan Holth
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com

Comments 

13th Street Bridge
Posted November 22, 2015, by Erik Hoffman (edh4801 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Most beautiful bridge I have seen in a long while.