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Moors Creek Bridge



Note: The following information comes from the National Bridge Inventory and has not been verified.
Pony truss bridge over Moors Creek on County Road P43, 1 mi. north of Fort Calhoun
Washington County, Nebraska
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1935
Pony truss
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 70.9 ft.
Deck width: 19.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.47429, -96.03151   (decimal degrees)
41°28'27" N, 96°01'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/747869/4595665 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fort Calhoun
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
Inventory numbers
NE C008904305P (Nebraska bridge number)
BH 24723 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 49.2 (out of 100)
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Built 1935 (1,394)
Built during 1930s (11,245)
Doomed (1,066)
Nebraska (1,593)
Open (38,219)
Owned by county (20,055)
Pony truss (15,698)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,603)
Structurally deficient (15,850)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,975)
Truss (31,237)
Washington County, Nebraska (36)


Moors Creek Bridge
Posted May 29, 2014, by K. A. Erickson

There was an error in the database. The US 75 Bridge over Moors Creek is a Prestressed Tee beam c 1930 and expanded in the mid 1970s. A country road nearby has the pony truss. The listening that was in error in the database originally. The pointer should be in the correct spot now.

Moors Creek Bridge
Posted May 28, 2014, by Don Morrison

Assuming I'm looking in the right place, Google and Bing seem to show a concrete bridge at the location described on this page already. Washington county looks to need some detail work, since there seem to be more replaced bridges and unnamed streams that have names on Google maps.

Moors Creek Bridge
Posted May 27, 2014, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

I'm guessing this is the bridge being replaced:\