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Western Bridge and Construction Company

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Western Bridge and Construction Company

The Western Bridge and Construction Company of Omaha, Nebraska was one of the foremost bridge engineering and manufacturing companies in the Midwestern United States. Several of their bridges are now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Their headquarters were located in the Bee Building in Downtown Omaha.

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Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

There are two Western bridges in Garden County, Nebraska, including the Lisco State Aid Bridge near Lisco, Nebraska and Lewellen State Aid Bridge in Lewellen, Nebraska. The Lewellen and Lisco bridges are the only remaining intact examples of state aid pony trusses in Nebraska, and the Lisco Bridge is significant as one of the last remaining structures from the state aid bridge program.

  • Fair Oaks Bridge, Sacramento, California
  • Klondike Bridge, Larchwood, Iowa
  • Elkhorn River Bridge, Antelope County, Nebraska
  • Kingpost truss Bridge, Royal, Nebraska
  • Verdigris Creek Bridge, Royal, Nebraska
  • Neligh Mill Bridge, Neligh, Nebraska
  • Gross State Aid Bridge, Verdigre, Nebraska
  • Additionally, the South Dakota Department of Transportation Bridge No. 64-061-199 was added to the NRHP in 1993. It is located on a local road over Brule Creek near Elk Point, South Dakota.

    Other bridges

    The Western's Klondike Bridge crosses the Big Sioux River in Lyon County, Iowa and Lincoln County, South Dakota.

    References

    Western Bridge and Construction Company Wikipedia


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