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Westmond Bridge

Westmond Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: August 22, 2014

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
US-95 (Abandoned Alignment) Over Railroad (BNSF)
Location
Rural: Bonner County, Idaho: United States
Structure Type
Metal 7 Panel Rivet-Connected Parker Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Concrete T-Beam, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1936 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
140 Feet (42.7 Meters)
Structure Length
262 Feet (79.9 Meters)
Roadway Width
24 Feet (7.32 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 2 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
18710

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This bridge is a standard plan through truss in Idaho. The bridge was bypassed by a new bridge built right next to it in 2004. The historic bridge was left standing next to its replacement. There were plans to eventually make it part of a non-motorized trail system. During its time in service, the bridge had its portal bracing altered to increase vertical clearance. There is also evidence of collision damage over the years, and one vertical member was even replaced as a result. Despite these issues, the overall bridge retains its historic appearance and is structurally sound. It would be a great candidate for trail use. In the meantime, it is a historic bridge that is easily viewed by traffic passing by.

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