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Bridges -- Design and Construction

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 61 Collections and/or Records:

Aerial Glass Plates - Old Keystone Road , May 1973

 Series — Box Vault (U6S1): Series ACC 2010-031
Identifier: ACC 2010-031
Scope and Contents This series contains glass plate negatives of aerial photographs taken during 1973. Images are stereo pairs which were used to estimate elevations for the old Keystone road reconstruction project. The old Keystone road, which is now Highway 40, ran from Keystone to Red Shirt, S.D. The road and several bridges were damaged by flooding in 1972. These aerial photographs were taken by Department of Highways staff to assess the damage and plan for reconstruction. Although the exact location of...
Dates: May 1973

Bridge and Pipe Construction and Maintenance Files, circa 1911-1980

 Series
Identifier: ACC 83-016, Series 1:
Scope and Contents This series contains project files pertaining to the maintenance and construction of bridges and pipes along the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad between 1911 and 1980. Records within the files include cost estimate and analysis worksheets, expenditure request and authorization forms, memos and correspondence, drawings and blueprints, photographs, and summary reports filed upon completion of the project.
Dates: circa 1911-1980

Bridge Construction and Other Photographs, 1960 - 1988

 Series
Identifier: ACC 96-183:
Scope and Contents This series contains photographs, negatives, and slides taken by the Department of Transportation's Highway Engineering Office from 1960 to 1988. Images document bridge and other construction projects in South Dakota.
Dates: 1960 - 1988

Bridge Design, 1920 - 1984

 Sub-Fonds
Scope and Contents From the Record Group: This record group contains records created and maintained by the South Dakota Department of Transportation and includes highway and bridge construction plans, photographs, and films; aerial photographs; bridge inspection reports; engineers' correspondence; project feasibility studies; railroad deeds, maps, appraisal records, and construction and maintenance files; railroad abandonment hearing files; state rail plan records and publications; Milwaukee Road bankruptcy and reorganization files;...
Dates: 1920 - 1984

Bridge Design, Office of, 1951 - 1999

 Sub-Fonds
Scope and Contents From the Record Group: This record group contains records created and maintained by the South Dakota Department of Transportation and includes highway and bridge construction plans, photographs, and films; aerial photographs; bridge inspection reports; engineers' correspondence; project feasibility studies; railroad deeds, maps, appraisal records, and construction and maintenance files; railroad abandonment hearing files; state rail plan records and publications; Milwaukee Road bankruptcy and reorganization files;...
Dates: 1951 - 1999

Bridge Engineer Correspondence, 1919 - 1945

 Series — Box 06147
Identifier: ACC 96-039:
Scope and Contents Consists of letters and related material received and sent by the Bridge Engineer concerning the various bridges in South Dakota.
Dates: 1919 - 1945

Bridge Engineer Correspondence, Subject and Project Files, 1919 - 1980

 Series
Identifier: ACC 82-064:
Scope and Contents This series consists of Bridge Engineer correspondence, subject files, and project files from the Department of Transportation Highway Engineering Office for the years 1919-1980. Correspondence files include correspondence between the Bridge Engineer and various officials and agencies including field engineers, county officials, members of the State Highway Commission, private citizens, and manufacturers concerning the construction and maintenance of bridges, bridge specifications and...
Dates: 1919 - 1980

Bridge Engineer Correspondence, Survey Sheets and Field Notes, 1919 - 1954

 Series
Identifier: ACC 84-109:
Scope and Contents This series consists of Bridge Engineer correspondence, survey sheets, and field notes from the Department of Transportation Highway Engineering Office for the years 1919-1954. Correspondence files include letters written and received by Bridge Engineer J.E. Kirkam and field engineer C.J. Laughlin concerning equipment, materials, and processes used in the construction of bridges. The survey sheets and field notes include hand drawn maps of bridge sites and sketches of proposed and existing...
Dates: 1919 - 1954

Bridge Plans, 1920 - 1964

 Series — Drawer MD 18
Identifier: ACC 2003-008:
Scope and Contents This series containsn bridge and road construction and improvement plans for several areas along the Missouri River. The first folders related to Missouri River from 1921-1941. The last folders cover Union County, SD and Woodbury County, IA, along the Sioux River for 1962 and 1964. List of Plans State Bridge Over The Missouri River at Pierre (proposed), undated (1...
Dates: 1920 - 1964

Caroline Sorensen Collection

 Unprocessed — Box 03624 C
Identifier: H2007-089
Dates: 1952; 1958

Chicago and Northwestern Railroad Bridge (Pierre, S.D.)--Panoramic Photo

 Unprocessed — MD 73
Identifier: H2014-053
Dates: 1907

Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Bridge (Mobridge, S.D.)--Blueprints

 Unprocessed — MD 116
Identifier: H2008-078
Dates: 1906-1908

Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Abandonment

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2006-125
Dates: 1906, 1927, 1983

County Engineer, 1907 - 1932

 Fonds
Scope and Contents From the Record Group: This record group contains records created and maintained by county government agencies and officials in Minnehaha County, South Dakota and includes birth records; election and voter records; school and student records; property assessment books; case records and legal action files; construction contracts; livestock registers; tax lists; and jail records of commitments and releases.
Dates: 1907 - 1932

Department Histories and Historic Photographs, 1920 - 1980

 Series — Box 7847
Identifier: ACC 2011-020
Scope and Contents This accession contains several histories of transportation and highway development in South Dakota, as well as photographs of bridge and highway construction, snow removal, events, incidents, and department staff. Many of the photographs are undated, but appear to be taken during the 1920s and 1930s. Historic Photos – Bridges, 1926-1929 and 1975 Historic Photos – Road and Bridge...
Dates: 1920 - 1980

Engineer's Calculations, 1919 - 1934

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ACC 96-282:
Scope and Contents This series contains 7 volumes of engineer’s designs and calculations. The loose pages from each volume were removed and stored separately in Box 5100.
Dates: 1919 - 1934

Field Office Project Files, 1974 - 1986

 Series — Reel Vault (Original Microfilm)
Identifier: ACC 2004-029
Scope and Contents This series contains records documenting several Department of Transportation construction projects in Sanborn, Beadle, Clark, and Hand counties. Documentation includes: pre-construction information, correspondence, biweekly progress reports, tests and certificates, and project diaries.
Dates: 1974 - 1986

Henry and Jennie Smith Collection

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2011-058
Dates: 1910s-1930s

Highway Construction Photographs, 1934-1943, 1953

 Series
Identifier: ACC 83-217:
Scope and Contents Contains approximately 734 black and white photographs (7 x 4.5 in., 6 x 3.5 in., and 8 x 10 in.) from the Department of Highways depicting various phases of highway construction projects throughout the state between 1934 and 1953 and includes images of construction equipment, railroad crossings, flood damage, snow removal, and bridges. The photographs are accompanied by typed captions that include an identification number, date the photograph was taken, county, project number, and a brief...
Dates: 1934-1943, 1953

Lawrence H. Cool Collection

 Unprocessed — Box 03749 D
Identifier: H2011-033
Dates: Event: ca. 1930s; ca. 1960s; 2011

Leach Family Collection

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2014-026
Dates: ca. 1910s-1940s; 1948; 1911

Milwaukee Road Bridge and Culvert Files, 1909 - 1975

 Series
Identifier: ACC 82-054:
Scope and Contents This series consists of project files pertaining to the maintenance and construction of bridges and culverts along the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad between 1909 and 1975. Records within the files include budget estimate and analysis worksheets, invoices, Authority for Expenditure forms, memos and correspondence, drawings and blueprints, photographs, summary reports filed upon completion of the project, and other miscellaneous documents.
Dates: 1909 - 1975

Missouri River Bridge (I-90 Loop) Rehabilitation/Replacement Study, 1992 - 1993

 Series — Box 6027
Identifier: ACC 2010-075:
Scope and Contents This series consists of one study developed for the South Dakota Department of Transportation by the Sverdrup Corporation between October 1992 and March 1993. It includes three volumes: Field Inspection Report; Load Analysis and Rating Report; and Replacement and Rehabilitation Alternatives Report.
Dates: 1992 - 1993

National Recovery Work Relief Project Files, 1933 - 1936

 Series
Identifier: ACC 2000-094:
Scope and Contents This accession contains the project files associated with National Recovery Work Relief (NRWR) road and bridge construction projects in South Dakota. The NRWR was part of President Roosevelt’s New Deal in the 1930s, and provided money for construction projects in the hopes of creating jobs and stimulating economic recovery. In 1936, most of these projects were transferred to the Works Progress Administration. Project files include correspondence, progress reports, applications,...
Dates: 1933 - 1936

Photographs and Negatives, 1945 - 1974

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ACC 84-091:
Scope and Contents This series contains approximately 1000 photographs and negatives featuring road and bridge construction, maintenance, tourist activities and destinations, and other travel-related images.
Dates: 1945 - 1974

Photographs and Negatives, 1945 - 1974

 Series
Identifier: ACC 84-091:
Scope and Contents This series contains approximately 1000 photographs and negatives featuring road and bridge construction, maintenance, tourist activities and destinations, and other travel-related images.
Dates: 1945 - 1974

Pierre (S.D.)--Photograph Collection

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2012-098
Dates: ca. 1940s-1960s

Platte-Winner Bridge Lawsuit Files, 1961 - 1970

 Series
Identifier: ACC 84-030:
Scope and Contents Consists of files maintained by the Department of Highways Legal Division between 1969 and 1970 concerning a lawsuit filed by Peter Kiewit Sons Co., Massman Construction Co., and Johnson, Drake & Piper, Inc. against the State Highway Commission, the Department of Highways, and the State of South Dakota for damages incurred in the performance of a construction contract. Completed in 1966, the Platte-Winner Bridge (SDDOT structure no. 12085080) is located in Charles Mix County and serves as...
Dates: 1961 - 1970

Property Management Files, circa 1920-1980

 Series
Identifier: ACC 83-013:
Scope and Contents This series consists of property management files maintained by the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul, and Pacific Railroad Company between circa 1920 and 1980 and includes records documenting the construction, maintenance, retirement, and sale of bridges, culverts, pipes, crossings, and station facilities; leases and other agreements made between the railroad company and various corporations and individuals throughout South Dakota, Iowa, and Minnesota for the use, construction, maintenance,...
Dates: circa 1920-1980