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Medicine Bow River Bridge

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The Ekola Bridge (1914) crossing the Medicine Bow River. Viewed southerly from off the side of Medicine Bow Rd. (Carbon Co. Rd. 121). Medicine Bow, Wyoming

Photo taken by Panoramio user Elifino 57

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

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BH Photo #348785

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Medicine Bow River on CN6-121
Location
Carbon County, Wyoming
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1972
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.1 ft.
Total length: 143.1 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.00171, -106.36479   (decimal degrees)
42°00'06" N, 106°21'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/386973/4650866 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Windy Hill
Inventory numbers
WY DND (Wyoming bridge identifier)
BH 35732 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2015)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 4.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
190

Update Log 

  • August 1, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • February 10, 2016: Photo imported by Dave King