This is a large and extremely high deck truss bridge. It is in fact among the highest in Idaho and beyond with a maximum height of 464 feet or 424 feet (depending on what source you use) as it passes over the Moyie River Canyon. Built in 1965, it was built at the end of the riveting era. It has built-up beams that are not riveted but instead welded... something that makes the bridge look about 10 years newer, more like a 1970s bridge. The connections are bolted. There do appear to be a few rivets on the bracing connections, but that is the extent of rivets on this bridge. Given its late construction date, its historic significance is limited, however its height, length, and continuous configuration combined with the rarity of trusses of any kind in this region give the bridge some level of significance. The bridge is a local attraction because of the views of the canyon that can be seen from the bridge.
The bridge is difficult to photograph and due to time restraints, HistoricBridges.org only has a few photos of this bridge.
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