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Branch Delaware River Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in February 2017

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BH Photo #378865

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over a branch of Delaware River, 1.1 mi. south and 1.0 mi. west of Arrington
Location
Atchison County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1933
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 62.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.44667, -95.55333   (decimal degrees)
39°26'48" N, 95°33'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/280285/4369457 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Arrington
Inventory numbers
KS 000031011003761 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17351 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2014)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 36.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
10

Categories 

Atchison County, Kansas (63)
Built 1933 (592)
Built during 1930s (10,672)
Kansas (2,721)
Open (36,837)
Owned by county (18,909)
Pony truss (15,069)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,980)
Structurally deficient (18,541)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,507)
Truss (29,508)
Wooden deck (5,869)

Update Log 

  • February 16, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

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Comments 

Branch Delaware River Bridge
Posted February 16, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

Started out early from Lawrence today with enough time to find 12 new previously unphotographed bridges and by far this was the most beautiful, great little spot, totally worth the trip

Branch Delaware River Bridge
Posted July 5, 2013, by Randy Rasa (randy [at] cleversoul [dot] com)

As seen June 29, 2013 on a bicycle tour.