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This is a list of all 21 bridges from the suspension bridge inventory for the state Idaho. Wherever you see a "Bridgemeister ID" number you can click it to isolate the bridge on its own page. Click here to go to the list of states.
1919 Hansen
Twin Falls vicinity, Idaho, USA (Snake River)
Bridgemeister ID:334
References:AAJ, PTS2
Principals:Freygang and Trocon
Use:Vehicular (two-lane)
Status:Replaced, 1966
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:608f
Deck width:17f
Notes
  • Replaced by arch bridge, 1966.
Postcard, collection of David Denenberg Photograph, collection of David Denenberg
1938 Manning (Crevasse)
Riggins Hot Springs vicinity, Idaho, USA (Salmon River - Manning Crevice)
Bridgemeister ID:1333
O'Donnell ID:195
Coordinates:N 45.401517 W 116.11682
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ
Principals:J. P. Martin, E. Myers
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:240f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by Don McRitchie
1956 Frances Zaunmiller Memorial (Campbell's Ferry)
Campbell's Ferry, Idaho, USA (Salmon River - Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness)
Bridgemeister ID:2379
Coordinates:N 45.48638 W 115.33467
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Pack and Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
1957 Bernard Pack
Frank Church-River Of No Return Wilderness Area, Idaho, USA (Salmon River Middle Fork)
Bridgemeister ID:640
O'Donnell ID:187
Coordinates:N 44.95800 W 114.73427
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Pack and Footbridge
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~270f
Notes
  • Substantial repairs by Sahale, LLC in 2001 following fire damage.
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1971 Dent
Orofino vicinity, Idaho, USA (Dworshak Reservoir)
Bridgemeister ID:229
Structurae ID:0000556
O'Donnell ID:191
Coordinates:N 46.605 W 116.179
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:Army Corps of Engineers
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1,050f
Side spans:2
Notes
  • Reservoir formed by damming of the North Fork of the Clearwater River.
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1982 (pipeline bridge)
Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA (Snake River)
Bridgemeister ID:1513
Coordinates:N 43.46399 W 112.07037
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:Clear Span Engineering, Inc.
Use:Pipeline
Status:Extant
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:550f
Notes
  • Carries a 24" sewer line.
(suspension bridge)
Riggins vicinity, Idaho, USA (Little Salmon River)
Bridgemeister ID:2214
O'Donnell ID:500
Coordinates:N 45.39347 W 116.34313
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use (last checked, 2006)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~130f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
Boulder Creek Pack
Lowell vicinity, Idaho, USA (Boulder Creek - Clearwater National Forest)
Bridgemeister ID:1384
O'Donnell ID:199
Coordinates:N 46.33599 W 115.31319
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Pack and Footbridge
Status:Closed, September 14, 2007 (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Main span:~100f
Notes
  • Located approximately 23 miles east of Lowell near the junction of Boulder Creek and the Lochsa River.
  • According to an article in the September 13, 2007 edition of the Latah Eagle (Latah County, Idaho): "The suspension bridge that crosses Boulder Creek at Wilderness Gateway Campground 49 miles east of Kooskia, Idaho, off U.S. Highway 12 will be permanently closed Friday, September 14, due to structural weakness discovered recently on a routine engineering review."
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
Eagle Mountain Pack
Clearwater National Forest, Idaho, USA (Lochsa River)
Bridgemeister ID:326
O'Donnell ID:200
Coordinates:N 46.430033 W 115.133567
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Pack
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~130f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
Fourth of July Pack
Clearwater National Forest, Idaho, USA (North Fork Clearwater River - Bear Butte Trail)
Bridgemeister ID:1323
O'Donnell ID:190
Coordinates:N 46.6635 W 115.37843
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Pack and Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2003)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~220f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
Junction Mountain Trail
Clearwater National Forest, Idaho, USA (Kelly Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1322
O'Donnell ID:189
Coordinates:N 46.71925 W 115.23276
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Pack and Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2003)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~150f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
Mackay Bar
Mackay Bar, Idaho, USA (Salmon River - Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness)
Bridgemeister ID:2380
Coordinates:N 45.38511 W 115.49917
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Pack and Footbridge
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Mocus Point Pack
Clearwater National Forest, Idaho, USA (Lochsa River)
Bridgemeister ID:344
O'Donnell ID:201
Coordinates:N 46.46130 W 115.01868
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:PQU
Use:Pack
Status:In use (last checked, 2003)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~200f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
Paradise Ranch
Lowell vicinity, Idaho, USA (Clearwater River)
Bridgemeister ID:1404
O'Donnell ID:197
Coordinates:N 46.14862 W 115.73054
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Vehicular
Status:In use (last checked, 2003)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:~256f
Side spans:2 x ~96f
Notes
  • Private vehicular bridge.
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
Riggins Hot Springs Lodge
Riggins vicinity, Idaho, USA (Salmon River)
Bridgemeister ID:1347
O'Donnell ID:194
Coordinates:N 45.41820 W 116.17263
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use (last checked, 2003)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~350f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
Sorthfork River Ranch
Southfork River Ranch, Idaho, USA (South Fork Clearwater River)
Bridgemeister ID:1346
O'Donnell ID:192
Coordinates:N 46.01567 W 115.96030
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use (last checked, 2003)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~150f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
Split Creek Pack
Lowell vicinity, Idaho, USA (Lochsa River)
Bridgemeister ID:1410
O'Donnell ID:198
Coordinates:N 46.2307 W 115.416733
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Pack
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~150f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
Stoddard Pack
Salmon/North Fork vicinity, Idaho, USA (Salmon River)
Bridgemeister ID:641
O'Donnell ID:188
Coordinates:N 45.29601 W 114.60448
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Pack and Footbridge
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~350f
Notes
  • Located about 35-40 miles west of North Fork.
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
Upper Warm Springs Pack
Clearwater National Forest, Idaho, USA (Warm Springs Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1390
O'Donnell ID:203
Coordinates:N 46.44903 W 114.86788
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Pack
Status:In use (last checked, 2003)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~90f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
Warm Springs Creek Pack (Jerry Johnson Hot Springs Pack)
Clearwater National Forest, Idaho, USA (Lochsa River)
Bridgemeister ID:367
O'Donnell ID:202
Coordinates:N 46.474333 W 114.885067
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:PQU
Use:Pack
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~222f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
Wind River Pack
Green, Idaho, USA (Salmon River)
Bridgemeister ID:1334
O'Donnell ID:196
Coordinates:N 45.45382 W 115.94525
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Pack and Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2003)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell

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