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Little Grasshopper Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Robert Elder in November 2008

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BH Photo #127070

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Parker pony truss bridge over Little Grasshopper Creek, 2.3 mi. north and 4.0 mi. east of Muscotah
Location
Atchison County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1925
Design
Five panel, riveted, Parker pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 70.8 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.58531, -95.45201   (decimal degrees)
39°35'07" N, 95°27'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/289424/4384604 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Effingham
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
10
Inventory numbers
KS 000031021003567 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17370 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 44.9 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Atchison County, Kansas (65)
Built 1925 (1,228)
Built during 1920s (9,478)
Kansas (3,052)
Open (38,207)
Owned by county (20,050)
Parker pony truss (363)
Parker truss (1,597)
Pony truss (15,694)
Riveted (2,052)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,601)
Structurally deficient (15,854)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,974)
Truss (31,221)

Update Log 

  • February 10, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates.
  • November 3, 2008: New photos from Robert Elder

Sources 

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