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"Q" Bridge


Note: The following information comes from the National Bridge Inventory and has not been verified.
Pony truss bridge over West Fork Big Blue River on COLL 7673, 1.2 mi. north and 5 mi. east of Mc Cool Jct
York County, Nebraska
Replaced by a new bridge
Built ca. 1935; replaced 2013
Pony truss
Length of largest span: 48.9 ft.
Total length: 145.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.76387, -97.49236   (decimal degrees)
40°45'50" N, 97°29'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/627248/4513638 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Utica SW
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
Inventory numbers
NE C009303505P (Nebraska bridge number)
BH 24801 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2018)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 99.8 (out of 100)
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"Q" Bridge
Posted November 20, 2011, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Hard to tell for sure James.

Could be one...but if the 1935 date is correct then it is more likely a standard pony on caissons (or lally's for the rest of you!).

"Q" Bridge
Posted November 20, 2011, by James McCray (jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Need some confirmation here, but dudes, I think I found a Bedstead pony truss.