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Coal Creek Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Marsh arch bridge over Coal Creek
Location
Allen County, Kansas
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1924; replaced 2001
Builder
- Marsh Engineering Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
Design
Marsh Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 141.0 ft.
Total length: 143.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.79667, -95.43000   (decimal degrees)
37°47'48" N, 95°25'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/286048/4186036 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Humboldt
Inventory numbers
KS 000000000010395 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17322 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2006)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 96.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1995)
945

Update Log 

  • May 1, 2013: Updated by Clark Vance: Added build date
  • December 9, 2009: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited Overview and Status Description.

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • KHRI Listing - Picture of lost bridge

Comments 

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

I am willing to bet that the ca. 1950 construction date is wrong. The newest Marsh arch that I know of in Kansas was built in 1934.