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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
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
945
Inventory numbers
KS 000000000010395 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17322 (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: 96.2 (out of 100)
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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.