Rating:
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Hammerquist Road Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Clark Vance in Aug 2010

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BH Photo #182414

Map 

Description 

Although old, the main structure seems intact and it appears this bridge is suiting the needs of travelers. The railings are deteriorating but have been reinforced with steel rail. It's nice seeing an attempt to provide some visual interest on the original railings.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Rapid Creek on Hammerquist Road
Location
Pennington County, South Dakota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1916
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Span length: 50.9 ft.
Total length: 50.9 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 17, 1999
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.96681, -102.90903   (decimal degrees)
43°58'01" N, 102°54'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/667736/4870311 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Caputa
Inventory numbers
SD 52-575-383 (South Dakota structure number)
NRHP 99001586 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 32302 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2015)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 51.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
60

Update Log 

  • May 5, 2017: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Ransome rebar"
  • October 13, 2010: New photos from Clark Vance

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com