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Kenai River Bridge

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Kenai River Bridge

1950 dedication

Photo from therustymuffin

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #488829

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Description 

Link about the moving of this bridge:

https://archive.macleans.ca/article/1968/8/1/canadas-biggest...

Facts 

Overview
Relocated Pennsylvania through truss bridge originally over Kenai Ruver on Sterling Highway
Location
Soldatna, Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska
Status
Replaced by a new bridge; relocated to Williams Lake BC
History
Built 1950; Replaced ca. 1966 and relocated to Canada.
Design
Pennsylvania through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+60.47653, -151.08159   (decimal degrees)
60°28'36" N, 151°04'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
5/605451/6706019 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 91941 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Alaska (185)
Built 1950 (587)
Built during 1950s (3,876)
Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska (10)
Open (40,091)
Owned by county (21,035)
Pennsylvania truss (505)
Soldatna, Alaska (1)
Through truss (15,460)
Truss (33,424)

Update Log 

  • January 16, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • January 16, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Kenai River Bridge
Posted January 16, 2021, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Bridge only stood at this location for about 16 years before it was replaced (That bridge was also replaced in 2007). A gentleman in Canada bought it and moved it there as a toll bridge for logging use.

https://archive.macleans.ca/article/1968/8/1/canadas-biggest...