Bellevue Bridge - Bellevue, Nebraska
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US
N 41° 08.327 W 095° 52.729
15T E 258381 N 4558158
Quick Description: The Bellvue Bridge is an Historic Truss bridge that connects Nebraska and Iowa over the Missouri.
Location: Nebraska, United States
Date Posted: 3/21/2010 6:43:38 PM
Waymark Code: WM8EDW
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 14

Long Description:
Wikipedia (visit link) Tells us:
"The Bellevue Bridge (known as the Bellevue Toll Bridge and officially called the Grand Army of the Republic Bridge) is a truss bridge over the Missouri River connecting Mills County, Iowa and Sarpy County, Nebraska at Bellevue, Nebraska.

The bridge connects Nebraska Highway 370 and Iowa Highway 370.

The bridge was built in 1950 by the Bellevue Bridge Commission at a cost of $2.8 million. The bridge charges $1 tolls for cars and is 20 feet (6.1 m) wide. Although the bridge is considered obsolete there are no current plans to replace it. "

The website at (visit link) provides these facts:
"Overview
Through truss toll bridge over Missouri River on NE 370/IA 370 at Bellevue
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1952
Design
Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 421.3 ft.
Total length: 1,964.7 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.9 ft.

Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.13844, -95.87929 (decimal degrees)
41°08'18" N, 95°52'45" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/258340/4558122 (zone/easting/northing)
USGS topographic map
Omaha South
Inventory numbers
IA 36100 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 24545 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2007)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 39.2 (out of 100)

Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
2,785"
Date Built: 1/1/1950

Length of Span:
421.3


www:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bellevue_Bridge


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