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Chamberlain Bridge


From the east, Aug 2010

Closed for construction on the approaches.

Photo taken by Clark Vance Aug 2010


BH Photo #179963

Street Views 


Double-barreled through truss bridge over the Missouri River (Francis Case Lake) on Business Loop I-90 at Chamberlain
Chamberlain, Brule County, South Dakota, and Lyman County, South Dakota
Open to traffic
Built 1925 as a four-span bridge; reconstructed 1953 as a double-barreled five span bridge incorporating five spans from a bridge at Wheeler
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Wheeler Bridge)
- Kansas City Bridge Co. of Kansas City, Missouri (Wheeler Bridge)
- Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Works of Leavenworth, Kansas (Chamberlain Bridge) [also known as Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co.]
Double-barreled, riveted, five-span Pennsylvania through truss
Length of largest span: 338.6 ft.
Total length: 2,004.0 ft. (0.4 mi.)
Deck width: 37.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.7 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 14, 2001
Also called
Chamberlain-Oacoma Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.81170, -99.33756   (decimal degrees)
43°48'42" N, 99°20'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/472851/4851014 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
Inventory numbers
SD 08-068-084 (South Dakota structure number)
NRHP 01000999 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 32161 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 88.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • July 30, 2021: New photo from David Shedlock
  • July 13, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • May 29, 2021: New photo from Mark Yurina
  • May 16, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • October 26, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • February 15, 2018: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • January 25, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added builders
  • January 25, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • September 20, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • September 28, 2010: New photos from Clark Vance

Related Bridges 



Chamberlain Bridge
Posted September 27, 2009, by David Backlin (us71 [at] cox [dot] net)

This bridge is closed until late 2010 for refurbishment.