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Thresher Bee Park Bridge



Relocated pony truss bridge formerly over an unnamed creek on 477th Avenue, 1 mi. west and 0.6 mi. south of Milbank
Grant County, South Dakota
Replaced but relocated to a park for reuse
Built ca. 1920; relocated after 2000
Pony truss
Length of largest span: 41.0 ft.
Total length: 42.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
Also called
477th Avenue Bridge (Former location)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.21500, -96.66167   (decimal degrees)
45°12'54" N, 96°39'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/683605/5009494 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Milbank West
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
Inventory numbers
SD 26-280-076 (South Dakota structure number)
BH 32214 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 99 (out of 100)
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Built during 1920s (8,977)
Grant County, South Dakota (6)
Open (37,283)
Owned by county (19,071)
Pony truss (15,174)
South Dakota (556)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,907)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,067)
Truss (29,783)

Update Log 

  • November 1, 2016: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated status.



County Road Bridge
Posted November 1, 2016, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Is that in Milbank? I looked around the vicinity and on Google and couldn't find a Thresher Bee Park in that area. I updated the status but wanted to mark the proper location. Thanks!

County Road Bridge
Posted November 1, 2016, by dgulck (dgulck [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge is not lost but was relocated to the threshing bee park grounds and was reset to cover a small ravine on the grounds. I live right next to where the bridge was located.