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Eighth Street Bridge

Photos 

Overview

BH Photo #109143

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Three-span concrete arch bridge over Big Sioux River on Eighth Street in Sioux Falls
Location
Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1912
Builder
- N.M. Stark & Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 85.3 ft.
Total length: 241.2 ft.
Deck width: 52.2 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 9, 1993
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.54861, -96.72558   (decimal degrees)
43°32'55" N, 96°43'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/683728/4824253 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sioux Falls East
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
10,163
Inventory numbers
SD 50-203-206 (South Dakota structure number)
NRHP 93001308 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 32279 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 46.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • December 16, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • January 2, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • March 1, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • August 9, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: It's alive!
  • August 8, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Added categories "Balustrade railing", "Concrete balustrade"
  • August 2, 2010: New Street View added by Jason Smith
  • March 28, 2008: Updated by Jason Smith
  • February 6, 2008: New photo from Jason Smith
  • September 27, 2007: Posted photo from Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Dana and Kay Klein

Comments 

Eighth Street Bridge
Posted August 8, 2012, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Was still there in 2008: http://www.panoramio.com/photo/11956221. As such, this discredits the post saying it was gone in 2004.

Eighth Street Bridge
Posted August 8, 2012, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Can anyone confirm that this is lost? Reported lost in 2007 comment but still in street view.

Eighth Street Bridge
Posted November 16, 2007, by Randy Brush

it was open since 1912. two lane on traffic and parking lot on bridge. it was destruction date late summer 2004. it was new four lane and open on traffic. no parking on the bridges anymore. THANK YOU.