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Medicine River Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Two span Warren pony truss bridge over Medicine River, 1.4 mi. north and 2.0 mi. west of Sun City
Location
Barber County, Kansas
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1915; rehabilitated 1949
Design
Two span, rivented Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 201.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.4 ft.
Inventory numbers
KS 000040643306580 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17387 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Barber County, Kansas (13)
Built 1915 (1,142)
Built during 1910s (8,934)
Closed (2,481)
Kansas (2,803)
Owned by county (19,139)
Pony truss (15,201)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,112)
Structurally deficient (18,385)
Total length 175-250 feet (3,866)
Truss (29,918)
Warren pony truss (2,980)
Warren truss (5,931)
Wooden deck (5,915)

Update Log 

  • October 2, 2009: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited Overview, Design, and Design Description

Sources 

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

Comments 

Medicine River Bridge
Posted October 2, 2009, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Information for this bridge was taken from kansasgis.org. This bridge may be lost.