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US-2 Kootenai River Bridge

US-2 Kootenai River Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: August 22, 2014

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
US-2 Over Kootenai River
Location
Rural: Lincoln County, Montana: United States
Structure Type
Metal Continuous 12 Panel Rivet-Connected Warren Deck Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Concrete (Stone Faced) T-Beam, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1942 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
1992
Main Span Length
264 Feet (80.5 Meters)
Structure Length
942 Feet (287.1 Meters)
Roadway Width
31.2 Feet (9.51 Meters)
Spans
3 Main Span(s) and 4 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
P0000101105871

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This bridge is an unusual continuous deck truss. It has three truss spans, continuous. It has bottom chords that are nearly horizontal, however the two end truss spans are very slightly angled. The deck and railing has been replaced, but the trusses retain good historic integrity. The bridge includes two riveted deck plate girder and a couple concrete t-beam approach spans.

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