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Wind River Bridge

Photos 

side view

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #160239

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Wind River on WY 132 in Johnstown
Location
Fremont County, Wyoming
Status
Demolished and replaced.
History
Built 1935; rehabilitated 1954; replaced 2007
Builder
- Charles M. Smith of Thermopolis, Wyoming
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 250.0 ft.
Total length: 254.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 22, 1985
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.14331, -108.70872   (decimal degrees)
43°08'36" N, 108°42'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/686326/4779277 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pavillion
Inventory numers
NRHP 85000421 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WY BMU (Wyoming bridge identifier)
BH 35764 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 21, 2016: Updated by Dave King: Added categories "Charles M. Smith", "10-panel truss", "Concrete deck"
  • June 9, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Bridge has been demolished.
  • April 2, 2010: New photos from Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth
  • nps.gov - Page 12 - information

Comments 

Wind River Bridge
Posted June 9, 2010, by Robert (robbsdogs [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This bridge has been replaced with a flat crossing. It was deemed unsafe after a girder was bent by a truck excessively speeding. Lives were lost.