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Big Creek Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Stringer bridge over Big Creek on Local Rd. 17.3-S.0
Location
Allen County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1916
Design
Stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 37.1 ft.
Total length: 100.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.77833, -95.22833   (decimal degrees)
37°46'42" N, 95°13'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/303758/4183559 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elsmore
Inventory numbers
KS 000011049306060 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 75075 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2003)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 22.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2000)
30

Categories 

Allen County, Kansas (37)
Beam (12,280)
Built 1916 (633)
Built during 1910s (8,806)
Continuous (1,972)
Kansas (2,731)
Lost (18,947)
Owned by county (18,928)
Replaced by new bridge (12,571)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,739)
Structurally deficient (18,555)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,702)

Update Log 

  • January 5, 2017: Added by Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • KHRI - Kansas Historical Resources Inventory.