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Kooi Bridge

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File:Kooi Bridge.jpg

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Description 

This five panel, pin connected Pratt truss is a classic early example of a relatively common vehicular truss type in Wyoming. With a clear span of eighty feet, it is the longest pin connected Pratt Pony still in use on the state and county road system.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Tongue River on Kooi Road
Location
Sheridan County, Wyoming
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1913, replaced 2003
Builder
- Jack Gregg of Sheridan, Wyoming
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 81.5 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 22, 1985
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.90928, -107.08754   (decimal degrees)
44°54'33" N, 107°05'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/335210/4974992 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Monarch
Inventory numbers
NRHP 85000436 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 59946 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 21, 2016: Updated by Dave King: Added length, width, span length & builder
  • February 26, 2014: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER WY-68 - Tongue River Bridge, Spanning Tongue River on County Road No. 97, Monarch, Sheridan County, WY