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Branch Stranger Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in April 2017

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BH Photo #388253

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over a branch of Stranger Creek, 1.7 mi. south and 1.9 mi. east of Effingham
Location
Atchison County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1930
Design
Queenpost pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 51.8 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.49667, -95.36667   (decimal degrees)
39°29'48" N, 95°22'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/296495/4374568 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nortonville
Land survey
T. 6 S., R. 18 E., Sec. 26
Inventory numbers
KS 000031029903687 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17356 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 27.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
15

Categories 

Atchison County, Kansas (63)
Built during 1930s (10,553)
Kansas (2,693)
One-lane traffic (7,421)
Open (36,534)
Owned by county (18,847)
Pony truss (15,049)
Queenpost truss (213)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,556)
Structurally deficient (18,414)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,429)
Truss (29,437)

Update Log 

  • April 27, 2017: Updated by Robert Elder: Added truss type - Queenpost
  • April 27, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

Sources 

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

Comments 

Branch Stranger Creek Bridge
Posted April 27, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Here is one of those paired angle ponies...this time in Queenpost form.

Branch Stranger Creek Bridge
Posted April 27, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

Nice little shorty, still in good shape. Pretty spot - worth the visit.