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Silver Creek Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken in 1998 by Jason Smith

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BH Photo #111385

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Silver Creek on 255th Street, 3 mi. north and 1 mi. east of Renner
Location
Minnehaha County, South Dakota
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1938, closed to traffic in 2000s, replaced in 2012
Builder
- Western Bridge Co. of Harrisonville, Missouri
Design
Pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 78.7 ft.
Total length: 125.7 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.68837, -96.71125   (decimal degrees)
43°41'18" N, 96°42'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/684458/4839807 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Renner
Inventory numbers
SD 50-211-110 (South Dakota structure number)
BH 32285 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 3, 2013: Updated by Jason Smith: Confirmed bridge removal in spring 2012
  • June 1, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Bridge is lost, confirmed by Google Earth
  • October 12, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: Added categories "Pin-connected", "A-frame portal", "Wooden deck", "Silver Creek (SD)"
  • February 20, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: Updated the information. Bridge is intact but abandoned.
  • February 6, 2008: New photos from Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com