Lisco State Aid Bridge

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Lisco State Aid Bridge
Lisco bridge from S 2.JPG
Lisco State Aid Bridge, seen from the south
Lisco State Aid Bridge is located in Nebraska
Lisco State Aid Bridge
Lisco State Aid Bridge is located in the US
Lisco State Aid Bridge
Nearest city Lisco, Nebraska
Coordinates 41°29′22″N 102°37′30″W / 41.48944°N 102.62500°W / 41.48944; -102.62500Coordinates: 41°29′22″N 102°37′30″W / 41.48944°N 102.62500°W / 41.48944; -102.62500
Built 1927
Architect Nebraska Bureau of Roads & Bridges; Et al.
Architectural style Other
MPS Highway Bridges in Nebraska MPS
NRHP Reference #

92000757

[1]
Added to NRHP June 29, 1992

The Lisco State Aid Bridge is located on a county road over the North Platte River south of Lisco, Nebraska. Completed in 1928, the bridge today "is distinguished as an important crossing of the Platte River and one of the last two intact multiple-span state aid truss bridges" in Nebraska.[2]

History[edit]

The Nebraska Department of Public Works contracted Western Bridge and Construction Company to begin construction on the Lisco Bridge in October 1927, several months after the company completed the nearby Lewellen State Aid Bridge. One of eight bridges designed by the Nebraska engineer's office using multiple-span Pratt pony trusses, the bridge featured eight 80-foot (24 m) spans that range from 60 to 100 feet (30 m). The bridge measures 641 feet (195 m) long and is 15 feet (4.6 m) wide, and is supported by concrete abutments and piers. Built for $47,600, Western used steel fabricated by the Inland Steel Corporation and completed the project over the winter season. Originally part of the U.S. 6 highway system, the Lisco Bridge now carries a county road.[2][3][4]

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