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RS 23 Bridge

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1950's pony trusses not as hearty as the older ones apparently - this one already has had a recent facelift / bridge design change

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in April 2017

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BH Photo #388195

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Spring Creek, 0.3 mi. east of Cummings
Location
Atchison County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1953
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 51.8 ft.
Deck width: 19.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.46333, -95.24167   (decimal degrees)
39°27'48" N, 95°14'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/307152/4370593 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Potter
Inventory numbers
KS 000000000030160 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17371 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2012)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 14.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
258

Categories 

Atchison County, Kansas (63)
Built 1953 (272)
Built during 1950s (3,264)
Kansas (2,705)
Open (36,583)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pony truss (15,051)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Structurally deficient (18,442)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,439)
Truss (29,445)

Update Log 

  • April 27, 2017: New photo from Nick Schmiedeler

Sources 

  • Nick Schmiedeler