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Medicine River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Robert Elder

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BH Photo #134578

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Medicine River, 2.0 mi. west of Medicine Lodge
Location
Barber County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Five panel, pin connected, Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 228.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.28678, -98.63368   (decimal degrees)
37°17'12" N, 98°38'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/532470/4126749 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Medicine Lodge SW
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
100
Inventory numbers
KS 000040677306727 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17388 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2011)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 16.6 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • January 26, 2017: Updated by Robert Elder: Lost.
  • February 15, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Added GPS Coordinates.
  • June 19, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited overview, design, and design description.

Sources 

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