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Great Platte River Road Archway Monument 27-10-(a

Photos 

Photo taken by James McCray

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BH Photo #237090

Street View 

Description 

The G.R.R.A.M is in all aspects a covered bridge. Thusly, it is supported by its own truss members.

Facts 

Overview
Steel arch bridge over I-80 on a pedestrian walkway (museum type exhibit)
Location
Buffalo County, Nebraska
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built as a monument to the Great Platte River Road in 1999.
Design
The bridge is technically a steel arch covered bridge.
Dimensions
Total length: 309.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.66988, -99.03847   (decimal degrees)
40°40'12" N, 99°02'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/496748/4502112 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kearney
Inventory number
BH 47853 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 2, 2021: Updated by Roger Deschner: Added category "Interstate 80"
  • December 17, 2017: New photo from Ralph Hanson
  • February 23, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • February 18, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • August 9, 2012: New photos from James McCray
  • January 27, 2011: Added by James McCray

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Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Wikipedia
  • Luke
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net