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Eighth Street Bridge



BH Photo #109143

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Three-span concrete arch bridge over Big Sioux River on Eighth Street in Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota
Open to traffic
Built 1912
- N.M. Stark & Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
Closed-spandrel arch
Length of largest span: 85.3 ft.
Total length: 241.2 ft.
Deck width: 52.2 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 9, 1993
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.54861, -96.72558   (decimal degrees)
43°32'55" N, 96°43'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/683728/4824253 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sioux Falls East
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
Inventory numbers
SD 50-203-206 (South Dakota structure number)
NRHP 93001308 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 32279 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 34 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • December 16, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • January 2, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • March 1, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • August 9, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: It's alive!
  • August 8, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Added categories "Balustrade railing", "Concrete balustrade"
  • August 2, 2010: New Street View added by Jason Smith
  • March 28, 2008: Updated by Jason Smith
  • February 6, 2008: New photo from Jason Smith
  • September 27, 2007: Posted photo from Jason Smith


  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Dana and Kay Klein


Eighth Street Bridge
Posted August 8, 2012, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Was still there in 2008: http://www.panoramio.com/photo/11956221. As such, this discredits the post saying it was gone in 2004.

Eighth Street Bridge
Posted August 8, 2012, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Can anyone confirm that this is lost? Reported lost in 2007 comment but still in street view.

Eighth Street Bridge
Posted November 16, 2007, by Randy Brush

it was open since 1912. two lane on traffic and parking lot on bridge. it was destruction date late summer 2004. it was new four lane and open on traffic. no parking on the bridges anymore. THANK YOU.