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Medicine River Bridge

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Overview
Lost two span Camelback pony truss bridge over Medicine River on a local road, 2.2 mi. south and 3.0 mi. east of Lake City
Location
Barber County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1912; replaced 1997
Design
Two span, riveted Camelback pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 143.1 ft.
Deck width: 12.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.32278, -98.76722   (decimal degrees)
37°19'22" N, 98°46'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/520623/4130705 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lake City
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
15
Inventory numbers
KS 000040663006682 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 40874 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2015)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 91.8 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • October 2, 2009: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited Overview, and Design Description. Information taken from www.kansasgis.org

Sources 

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