North Fork Payette River Bridge, Idaho
Posted by: 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
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?:
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
Valley County, Idaho
Height of bridge: Not listed
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