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Ruth Bridge

Photos 

Track level view of Ruth Bridge from the east/south side.

9/21/18

Photo taken by Matt Liverani in September 2018

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BH Photo #488184

Map 

Description 

Bridge has been removed with no plans to replace as the nearby mine is expanding waste rock dumping in the area formerly occupied by the road that used this bridge. The road that once used this bridge was permanently closed to the public late last year.

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over BHP Nevada Railroad on CR 44A
Location
Ruth, White Pine County, Nevada
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1941
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 42.0 ft.
Total length: 120.1 ft.
Deck width: 25.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.27983, -114.97322   (decimal degrees)
39°16'47" N, 114°58'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/674816/4349787 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ruth
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
121
Inventory numbers
NDOT G-411 (Nevada Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 45100 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 71.3 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • January 3, 2021: New photos from Matt Liverani
  • April 29, 2010: Added by Craig Philpott

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