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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
Inventory numbers
KS 000040677306727 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17388 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2011)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
100

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