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Walnut Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in October 2017

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BH Photo #406018

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Walnut Creek, 2.5 mi. north of St. Pats
Location
Atchison County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1935
Design
Queenpost pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 71.8 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.50559, -95.14408   (decimal degrees)
39°30'20" N, 95°08'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/315660/4375079 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Atchison West
Land survey
T. 6 S., R. 20 E., Sec. 26
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
10
Inventory numbers
KS 000031053903681 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17382 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 28.8 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Atchison County, Kansas (64)
Built 1935 (1,518)
Built during 1930s (11,080)
Kansas (2,949)
One-lane traffic (7,533)
Open (38,293)
Owned by county (19,769)
Pony truss (15,579)
Queenpost truss (235)
Riveted (2,018)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,738)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,915)
Truss (30,973)
Wooden deck (5,994)

Update Log 

  • November 23, 2018: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Riveted"
  • October 14, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

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Comments 

Walnut Creek Bridge
Posted October 14, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Another one of the odd paired angle Pony trusses in this region. This one happens to be in Queenpost form.

Walnut Creek Bridge
Posted October 14, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

This is a beauty - beaten up, but still going strong(ish)