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Colclesser Bridge

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Clayton B. Fraser

View this photo at nebraskahistory.org

BH Photo #278107

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Baltimore through truss bridge over Niobrara River on County Highway
Location
Sheridan County, Nebraska
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1888 originally over Loup River south of Columbus, NE, relocated to present location in 1933.
Builders
- General Construction Co. of Omaha, Nebraska
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
- King Iron Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio [also known as King Bridge Co.]
Design
Baltimore through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 150.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 29, 1992
Also called
Rath Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.62179, -102.31335   (decimal degrees)
42°37'18" N, 102°18'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/720329/4722315 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rushville SE
Inventory numbers
NRHP 92000729 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
NE C008126905P (Nebraska bridge number)
BH 60142 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/1990)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 28.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1990)
5

Update Log 

  • March 6, 2014: Added by James McCray

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