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Buck Run Creek Bridge

Photos 

Looking north.

Photo taken by Robert Elder in October 2003

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BH Photo #111492

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Marsh through arch bridge over Buck Run Creek, 1.0 mi. west and 0.9 mi. south of Garland
Location
Bourbon County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1925
Design
Rainbow Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 85.0 ft.
Total length: 91.8 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.71798, -94.64954   (decimal degrees)
37°43'05" N, 94°38'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/354616/4175805 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cato
Land survey
T. 27 S., R. 25 E., Sec. 2
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
136
Inventory numbers
KS 000000000060180 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17397 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 22.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Arch (11,358)
Bourbon County, Kansas (37)
Built 1925 (1,187)
Built during 1920s (9,200)
Kansas (2,878)
Marsh arch (tied) (17)
Open (37,685)
Owned by county (19,165)
Rainbow arch (240)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,014)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,172)

Update Log 

  • November 4, 2018: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • October 19, 2016: Updated by Robert Elder: Added category "Marsh arch (tied)"
  • July 26, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Added Marsh arch to Categories
  • May 30, 2010: New photos from Ruth Reynolds
  • January 25, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates
  • December 8, 2009: Updated by Robert Elder: Added Marsh arch to Categories
  • February 28, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited "Overview" "Design" and "Design Description"
  • February 7, 2008: New photos from Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Ruth Reynolds - ruthmusic [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Nick Schmiedeler - nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com