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Great Bend Bridge

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Overview
Lost bridge over Arkansas River on US 281 at Great Bend
Location
Great Bend, Barton County, Kansas
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1910; replaced 1977
Design
Don't know
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.9 ft.
Total length: 818.6 ft.
Deck width: 51.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.35167, -98.76472   (decimal degrees)
38°21'06" N, 98°45'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/520557/4244860 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Great Bend
Inventory numbers
KDOT 0005-B0071 (Kansas Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 46718 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2010)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 70.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
6,500

Update Log 

  • August 27, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • January 21, 2017: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Fence guardrail"
  • January 21, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • October 28, 2010: Updated by David Backlin: Added NBI info
  • October 28, 2010: Added by Sheldon

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