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05070000 Red River of the North near Thompson, North Dakota

  Old Bridge


Red River near Thompson, ND, looking east at the dibrise pile up on the upstream side of the Thomson bridge. Gage height was 57.54 feet.

April 13, 2001 - Red River of the North near
Thompson, ND, looking east at the debris pile up on
the upstream side of the Thomson Bridge. Gage
height was 57.54 feet(ft).

USGS personnel measuring flood overflow at a bridge on the Red River near Thompson, North Dakota.

April 15, 2001 - USGS personnel measuring flood
overflow at the Thompson bridge on the Red River
near Thompson, ND. Gage height was 57.54 ft.

USGS personnel measuring flood overflow at a bridge on the Red River near Thompson, North Dakota.

April 4,6, 2006 - USGS personnel measuring flood
overflow at the Thompson Bridge on the Red River near
Thompson, ND. Streamflow was approximately 45,000–
50,000 cubic feet per second(cfs) and gage height was
approximately 59 ft.

November 8, 2007 - Red River of the North near Thompson, ND. Streamflow was 1,020 cfs and gage height was 17.01 ft.

November 8, 2007 - the Thompson Bridge on the
Red River of the North near Thompson, ND.
Streamflow was 1,020 cfs and gage height was 17.01 ft.

April 10, 2008 - Red River of the North near Thompson, ND during spring breakup. Streamflow was 9,800 cfs and gage height was 31.75 ft.

April 10, 2008 - The Thompson Bridge on the Red
River of the North near Thompson, ND, during spring
breakup. Streamflow was 9,800 cfs and gage height
was 31.75 ft.

April 16, 2009 - Log jam at the Thompson Bridge over the Red River of the North near Thompson, ND. Streamflow was 41,000 cfs and gage height was 56.58 ft.

April 16, 2009 - Log jam at the Thompson Bridge
over the Red River of the North near Thompson, ND.
Streamflow was 41,000 cfs and gage height was 56.58 ft.

March 22, 2010 - Log and ice jam at the Thompson Bridge over the Red River of the North near Thompson, ND. Streamflow was 51,800 cfs and gage height was 60.61 ft.

March 22, 2010 - Log and ice jam at the Thompson
Bridge over the Red River of the North near
Thompson, ND. Streamflow was 51,800 cfs and
gage height was 60.61 ft.

March 22, 2010 - Log and ice jam at the Thompson Bridge over the Red River of the North near Thompson, ND. Streamflow was 51,800 cfs and gage height was 60.61 ft.

March 22, 2010 - Log and ice jam at the Thompson
Bridge over the Red River of the North near
Thompson, ND. Streamflow was 51,800 cfs and
gage height was 60.61 ft.

  New Bridge

        

Because of ice and debris jams at the bridge, the bridge was replaced in 2010-11.


Thompson Bridge, looking at the construction of the new bridge.

October 29, 2009 - Photo taken from the Thompson
Bridge, looking at the construction of the new bridge.
Gage height was 23.58 ft and streamflow was 4,510 cfs.

High floodwaters by the nea Thompson Bridge.

March 19, 2010 - The new Thompson Bridge in
progress on the Red River of the North near
Thompson, ND. Gage height was 57.18 ft and
streamflow was 41,000 cfs.

Construction of the new bridge.

March 22, 2010 - Debris pile up along the old
Thompson Bridge with new bridge in view. Gage
height was 60.61 ft and streamflow was 51,800 cfs.

Construction of the new bridge.

March 25, 2010 - High floodwaters for both the new
and old Thompson Bridge. Gage height was
60.20 ft and streamflow was 50,500 cfs.

Construction of the new bridge.

March 30, 2010 - High floodwaters for both the new
and old Thompson Bridge. Gage height was 55.25
ft and streamflow was 37,600 cfs.

Construction of the new bridge.

April 19, 2010 - Construction of the new bridge. Gage
height was 32.56 ft and streamflow was 11,200 cfs.

Construction of the new bridge.

August 31, 2010 - Construction of the new bridge.
streamflow was 2,770 cfs and gage height was 20.31 ft.

Construction on the new bridge.

September 27, 2010 - Construction on the new
bridge. Gage height was 33.50 ft and
streamflow was 11,200 cfs.

Standing on new bridge.

September 30, 2010 - New bridge. Gage height
was 34.76 ft and streamflow was 12,300 cfs.

Construction of the new bridge.

February 4, 2011 - After demolition of old Thompson
Bridge. Gage height was 22.00 ft and streamflow was 3,420 cfs.

Construction of the new bridge.

Februrary 4, 2011 - After demolition of old Thompson
Bridge. Gage height was 22.00 ft and streamflow was 3,420 cfs.

Completion of new Thompson Bridge.

June 6, 2011 - The new Thompson Bridge completed.
Gage height was 34.23 ft and streamflow was 11,800 cfs.

 

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