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Washington Street Bridge

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"New Washington Street Bridge"

Postcard illustrating the "new" Washington Street Bridge over Elm Creek in Iola, Kansas.

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BH Photo #271174

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Facts 

Overview
Lost concrete arch bridge over Elm Creek on Old US 169 Business Route
Location
Iola, Allen County, Kansas
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1908
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 73.1 ft.
Total length: 145.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.3 ft.
Also called
Elm Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.91068, -95.40551   (decimal degrees)
37°54'38" N, 95°24'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/273920/4198947 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Iola
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
640
Inventory number
BH 17323 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 15.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Allen County, Kansas (38)
Arch (11,547)
Built 1908 (663)
Built during 1900s (6,826)
Deck arch (10,796)
Iola, Kansas (6)
Kansas (3,085)
Lost (22,454)
Owned by city (4,949)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,640)
Structurally deficient (15,717)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,675)
US 169 (31)

Update Log 

  • January 2, 2015: New photo from Randy Rasa
  • January 24, 2014: Updated by Tony Dillon: Satellite shows bridge has been removed with no replacement.
  • November 25, 2013: New photo from Randy Rasa

Sources 

  • Randy Rasa
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com