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Lucile Bridge

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Lucile Bridge

A unique bridge-within-a-bridge design

Photo taken by Karl Sweitzer

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BH Photo #142504

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Salmon River on Cow Creek Road
Location
Idaho County, Idaho
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Scheduled to be replaced
History
Built 1937; rehabilitated 1975
Design
Pin-connected Pennsylvania through truss reinforced with a steel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 233.0 ft.
Total length: 341.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.53434, -116.31154   (decimal degrees)
45°32'04" N, 116°18'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/553754/5042541 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lucile
Elevation
1593 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
30
Inventory numbers
ID 29360 (Idaho bridge number)
BH 14897 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 55.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1937 (839)
Built during 1930s (12,165)
Doomed (1,064)
Double-trussed (13)
Flared (403)
Idaho (552)
Idaho County, Idaho (73)
One-lane traffic (7,833)
Open (40,965)
Owned by county (21,600)
Pennsylvania truss (577)
Pin-connected (4,683)
Salmon River (22)
Span length 175-250 feet (2,058)
Through truss (16,730)
Total length 250-500 feet (5,506)
Truss (35,397)
Wooden deck (6,159)

Update Log 

  • April 24, 2022: Updated by Wyatt Griffis: Scheduled for replacement.
  • January 29, 2022: Updated by Wyatt Griffis: Added category "Doomed"
  • May 4, 2021: New photos from Wyatt Griffis
  • September 23, 2020: Updated by Fmiser: Added category "Double-trussed"
  • July 12, 2009: Updated by Karl Sweitzer

Sources 

  • Karl Sweitzer - kesc [at] pacbell [dot] net
  • Wyatt

Comments 

Lucile Bridge
Posted January 28, 2022, by Wyatt