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Salt Creek Bridge

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Bridge in Ashland, Nebraska, carrying Silver St. across Salt Creek; seen from the southwest (upstream). The bridge was constructed in 1936, and is on the National Register of Historic Places. It is noteworthy for its Warren pony trusses with polygonal top chords, a design not commonly used in Nebraska.

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BH Photo #179889

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Salt Creek on Silver Street (FAS 3390) in Ashland
Location
Ashland, Saunders County, Nebraska
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1936
Design
Riveted Polygonal Warren Pony truss with two steel stringer approach spans.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 236.9 ft.
Deck width: 21.7 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.03903, -96.36422   (decimal degrees)
41°02'21" N, 96°21'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/721553/4546436 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ashland East
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
3,140
Inventory number
BH 24583 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 4 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • February 17, 2014: New Street View added by Dave King
  • September 28, 2010: New photos from Nathan Holth

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Salt Creek Bridge
Posted November 17, 2017, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

This bridge is going to move to 13th Street north of Silver Street (less than a block away) to a campground under development.

http://www.wahoo-ashland-waverly.com/ashland/news/iconic-bri...

Thanks to Bob Luebbe for taking ownership of this bridge and saving it!