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Vermillion River Bridge

Photos 

Looking East

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in March 2017

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BH Photo #384061

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Vermillion River on 465th Avenue., 2.9 mi. north and 1 mi. east of Vermillion in Prairie Center Township
Location
Clay County, South Dakota
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1930
Design
Warren through truss with all verticals and a 30 skew
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 148.0 ft.
Total length: 208.7 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.82972, -96.90444   (decimal degrees)
42°49'47" N, 96°54'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/671279/4744035 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Vermillion
Inventory numbers
SD 14-130-176 (South Dakota structure number)
BH 32184 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2010)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 29.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
50

Update Log 

  • March 23, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • February 7, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge is abandoned.

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Daniel Barnes

Comments 

Vermillion River Bridge
Posted March 27, 2017, by Daniel Barnes

While this bridge is barely accessible due to the low maintenance road, tracks on the ground and the condition of the bridge indicates it is still in use