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Elk Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Robert Elder

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BH Photo #110250

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Elk Creek, 1.0 mi. west and 0.1 mi. south of Arrington
Location
Atchison County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1932
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 161.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.46035, -95.55290   (decimal degrees)
39°27'37" N, 95°33'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/280365/4370975 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Arrington
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
5
Inventory numbers
KS 000031011003742 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17365 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 28.5 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Atchison County, Kansas (64)
Built 1932 (897)
Built during 1930s (10,922)
Kansas (2,903)
One-lane traffic (7,527)
Open (37,871)
Owned by county (19,445)
Pony truss (15,403)
Pratt pony truss (3,304)
Pratt truss (8,358)
Riveted (1,992)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,050)
Structurally deficient (17,488)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,496)
Truss (30,515)
Wooden deck (5,964)

Update Log 

  • February 5, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates.
  • July 15, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: U
  • February 27, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited "Design"

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com