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Whistlestop Bridge

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Photo taken by USDA Forest Service Alaska

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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Description 

Longest single-span, timber-truss bridge in North America.

Facts 

Overview
Camelback through truss bridge over Placer River on Trail
Location
Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 2011
Builder
- Western Wood Structures of Tualatin, Oregon
Design
Camelback through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 280.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+60.70116, -149.05716   (decimal degrees)
60°42'04" N, 149°03'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
6/387705/6731260 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 64100 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 15, 2014: Added by Luke