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Bear River Bridge

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South east of Randolph

James J. Burke and company, one of the earliest known bridge fabricators in Utah, designed and built this bridge over the Bear River in 1945. A Warren Through Pony Truss is rare type in Utah.

Utah Department of Transportation

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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BH Photo #315881

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Bear River on a county road
Location
Rich County, Utah
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1917... and later relocated here, possibly in 1945
Builder
- James J. Burke & Co. of Salt Lake City, Utah
Design
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 86.9 ft.
Total length: 91.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.59417, -111.13750   (decimal degrees)
41°35'39" N, 111°08'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/488540/4604727 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Woodruff
Inventory number
BH 33516 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2004)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Not deficient
Sufficiency rating: 66.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
30

Update Log 

  • May 20, 2015: Updated by Nathan Holth: Fixed construction date per NBI.
  • February 11, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • June 3, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: corrected street name

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