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Branch Deleware River Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in February 2017

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BH Photo #378875

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over a branch of Deleware River, 3.0 mi. north and 0.2 mi. east of Arrington
Location
Atchison County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1920
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 51.8 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.50667, -95.53000   (decimal degrees)
39°30'24" N, 95°31'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/282480/4376060 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Whiting
Inventory numbers
KS 000031013203680 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17352 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 22.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
5

Categories 

Atchison County, Kansas (63)
Built during 1920s (8,875)
Kansas (2,731)
One-lane traffic (7,434)
Open (36,905)
Owned by county (18,928)
Pony truss (15,088)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,740)
Structurally deficient (18,555)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,528)
Truss (29,557)
Wooden deck (5,873)

Update Log 

  • February 16, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

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

Navigating open and closed roads in this area a challenge - open public road to this one from east, then looks like N side of bridge becomes private property....odd