North Fork Payette River Bridge, Idaho
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 44° 19.516 W 116° 03.573
11T E 574986 N 4908430
Quick Description: The North Fork Payette River Bridge is located on Idaho Hwy. 55 about 2.5 miles north of Smiths Ferry.
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 2/20/2011 6:15:13 PM
Waymark Code: WMAT16
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 3

Long Description:
The North Fork Payette River Bridge (also known as Rainbow Bridge) is a single-span concrete arch bridge in Idaho which is 411 feet long. The bridge was built in 1933 and remains a major achievement reflecting leading edge bridge engineering at the time. The bridge designers also made a conscious effort to maintain the picturesque natural setting.
Length of bridge: 411 feet

What type of traffic does this bridge support?: Motor vehicles

What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:
River


Date constructed: 1933

Is the bridge still in service for its original purpose?: Yes

Name of road or trail the bridge services: Idaho Hwy. 55

Location:
Valley County, Idaho


Height of bridge: Not listed

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