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Big Creek Bridge

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Overview
Lost stone arch bridge over Big Creek on a local road
Location
Allen County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1940; replaced 1997
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 29.9 ft.
Total length: 44.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.84822, -95.17198   (decimal degrees)
37°50'54" N, 95°10'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/308902/4191197 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elsmore
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
30
Inventory numbers
KS 000011055005960 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 40862 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 100 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Allen County, Kansas (38)
Arch (11,425)
Built during 1940s (3,807)
Deck arch (10,665)
Functionally obsolete (7,565)
Kansas (2,914)
Lost (21,044)
Lost 1997 (384)
Lost during 1990s (3,800)
Replaced by new bridge (13,803)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,587)
Stone arch (2,747)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,470)

Update Log 

  • December 9, 2009: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited GPS Coordinates
  • March 1, 2009: Added 300 lost bridges in Kansas replaced between 1992 and 2000

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Big Creek Bridge
Posted December 9, 2009, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Not trying to be a linkbot again but you can see a photo of this lost bridge here:

http://khri.kansasgis.org/index.cfm?tab=details&in=001-0000-...

I would have considered this bridge historic, despite its relatively late construction date of ca. 1940.