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Broadway Avenue Bridge

Photo 

Broadway pony

Photo taken by Jack Schmidt July 9, 2009

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BH Photo #273075

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Elm Creek on Broadway Avenue in Decatur
Location
Burt County, Nebraska
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1920
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 101.1 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.00000, -96.25000   (decimal degrees)
42°00'00" N, 96°15'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/727757/4653435 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bertha
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
150
Inventory number
BH 23818 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 19 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1920 (1,032)
Built during 1920s (10,139)
Burt County, Nebraska (10)
Functionally obsolete (5,995)
Nebraska (1,684)
Open (40,439)
Owned by city (5,918)
Pony truss (16,809)
Pratt pony truss (3,869)
Pratt truss (10,020)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,505)
Total length 100-125 feet (5,286)
Truss (34,689)

Update Log 

  • January 18, 2014: New photo from Jack Schmidt

Sources 

  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net