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318th Ave-Keya Paha River Bridge

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Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over Keya Paha River on 318th Avenue, northwest of Wewela, 1.5 mi. west and 1.5 mi. north of Wewela in Rames Township
Location
Tripp County, South Dakota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1914 by the Standard Bridge Co.
Builder
- Standard Bridge Co. of Omaha, Nebraska
Design
3-panel, riveted Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.4 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 9, 1993
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.03678, -99.81061   (decimal degrees)
43°02'12" N, 99°48'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/433967/4765217 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wewela
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
50
Inventory numbers
SD 62-220-512 (South Dakota structure number)
NRHP 93001321 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 32359 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 45.7 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • September 14, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added stuff and fixed typo.
  • February 7, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge has been replaced

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

318th Ave-Keya Paha River Bridge
Posted September 14, 2021, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Still listed on the NR as well... Of course that doesn't always guarantee that a bridge is still extant.

Keya Paha River Bridge
Posted September 14, 2021, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Thanks for fixing this you found another one of the many bridges that were wrongly set as "Lost" by another user.

Keya Paha River Bridge
Posted September 14, 2021, by Dave King (DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Looks like bridge is still there.