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Big Sandy Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Ronnie Earnest in November 2016

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BH Photo #370471

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Big Sandy Creek on a county road, 1.5 mi. west of Alexandria
Location
Thayer County, Nebraska
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1915
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 90.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.24167, -97.42167   (decimal degrees)
40°14'30" N, 97°25'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/634252/4455775 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Alexandria
Inventory number
BH 24676 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 23.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
40

Categories 

Built 1915 (1,130)
Built during 1910s (8,759)
Nebraska (1,348)
One-lane traffic (7,424)
Open (36,587)
Owned by county (18,857)
Pony truss (15,052)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,805)
Structurally deficient (18,433)
Thayer County, Nebraska (11)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,943)
Truss (29,448)
Wooden deck (5,864)

Update Log 

  • November 20, 2016: New photo from Ronnie Earnest

Sources 

  • Ronnie Earnest

Comments 

Big Sandy Creek Bridge
Posted November 20, 2016, by Dana and Kay Klein

This plus Half Breed Creek, GOOD BRIDGE day! Thanks for Sharing