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Stray Horse Creek Bridge

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Portal bracings

The markings resemble that of a bridge built by King Bridge Co.

Photo taken by Jason Smith

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BH Photo #147303

Map 

Description 

The National Bridge Inventory reported construction date of 1910 is incorrect. The bridge should date to the 1890s.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Stray Horse Creek on 179th Street, 4.9 mi. east and 4 mi. north of Castlewood in Hamlin Township
Location
Hamlin County, South Dakota
Status
Closed to vehicular traffic
History
Built ca. 1890s, Closed in 1996
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio (Likely Builder)
Design
Pin-connected Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 82.7 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.3 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 9, 1993
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.78992, -96.92678   (decimal degrees)
44°47'24" N, 96°55'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/663997/4961704 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kranzburg SW
Inventory numbers
SD 29-279-010 (South Dakota structure number)
NRHP 93001292 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 32224 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2004)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 26.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
5

Update Log 

  • November 5, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • October 15, 2013: Updated by Nathan Holth: Reverted some changes.
  • October 8, 2009: Updated by Jason Smith: Bridge is closed to traffic; Bridge is a Warren through truss bridge

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth