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Branch Missouri River Bridge

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Looking upstream from adjacent UP Bridge

Photo taken by Mark Frazier in February 2009

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BH Photo #133498

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over a branch of Missouri River on River Road, 4.5 mi. south and 3.0 mi. east of Atchison
Location
Atchison County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1952
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 50.8 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.49667, -95.07667   (decimal degrees)
39°29'48" N, 95°04'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/321434/4373953 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oak Mills
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
10
Inventory numbers
KS 000031061503687 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17355 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2014)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 25.7 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Atchison County, Kansas (64)
Built 1952 (300)
Built during 1950s (3,519)
Kansas (2,903)
One-lane traffic (7,527)
Open (37,871)
Owned by county (19,448)
Pony truss (15,405)
Pratt pony truss (3,306)
Pratt truss (8,361)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,452)
Structurally deficient (17,486)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,790)
Truss (30,519)

Update Log 

  • February 15, 2009: New photos from Mark Frazier

Sources 

  • Mark Frazier - mfrazier404 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Branch Missouri River Bridge
Posted February 14, 2015, by jimmie buster sr (xretiredtruckdriver2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

he old bridge wash away in 1947 this bridge was built 1948 by Atchison county road and bridge we live on the east side of Missouri pac now up tracks north side of walnut creek we had 750 acres sold it in 1954 moved too port Williams