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198th Street Big Sioux River Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Big Sioux River on 198th Street, 14 mi. north and 4.1 mi. west of Brookings in Eureka Township
Location
Brookings County, South Dakota
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1903 by the Iowa Bridge Co.
Builder
- Iowa Bridge Co. (1902-193X) of Des Moines, Iowa
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.2 ft.
Total length: 102.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 30, 1999
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.51444, -96.86944   (decimal degrees)
44°30'52" N, 96°52'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/669333/4931221 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Estelline SE
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
92
Inventory numbers
SD 06-129-020 (South Dakota structure number)
NRHP 99001433 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 32133 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2008)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 28.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 1, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Bridge is lost, confirmed by Google Earth
  • March 13, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added flickr link
  • December 28, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Bridge is available for reuse and potentially at risk for demolition.

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