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Stranger Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in April 2017

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BH Photo #388240

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Stranger Creek, 0.5 mi. south and 0.5 mi. east of Farmington
Location
Atchison County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1925
Design
Parker pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 113.8 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.51055, -95.30096   (decimal degrees)
39°30'38" N, 95°18'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/302185/4375963 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lancaster
Inventory numbers
KS 000031037503667 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17377 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 26.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
10

Categories 

Atchison County, Kansas (63)
Built 1925 (1,136)
Built during 1920s (8,774)
Kansas (2,705)
One-lane traffic (7,422)
Open (36,583)
Owned by county (18,854)
Parker pony truss (344)
Parker truss (1,515)
Pony truss (15,049)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,804)
Structurally deficient (18,439)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,648)
Truss (29,442)
Wooden deck (5,862)

Update Log 

  • April 27, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • March 17, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates
  • February 28, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited "Design"

Sources 

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

Comments 

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

Pretty one. Several bridges in the area, first of the day. 90+ year old, timbers a little shakey but otherwise a neat elevated-pony over the low-water-level Stranger Creek