Rating:
3 votes

Palisades Bridge

Photos 

Side view

Photo submitted by Jason Smith

BH Photo #108808

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Split Rock Creek in Palisades State Park
Location
Minnehaha County, South Dakota
Status
Open to one-lane traffic
History
Built 1908 by the Western Bridge & Construction Co.; rehabilitated 1940
Builder
- Western Bridge & Construction Co. of Omaha, Nebraska
Design
Pin-connected, 7-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 117.1 ft.
Total length: 119.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 3, 1999
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.68903, -96.51839   (decimal degrees)
43°41'21" N, 96°31'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/700000/4840327 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Garretson West
Inventory numbers
NRHP 99000687 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 32282 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 29.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
35

Update Log 

  • September 3, 2016: Corrected construction date, builder, and other details
  • March 1, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • November 21, 2013: New photo from Mick Zerr
  • October 12, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: Added categories "A-frame portal", "Wooden deck", "S.M. Hewett", "Pin-connected", "Split Rock Creek"
  • September 26, 2005: Posted photos from Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Mick Zerr