Rating:
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Indian Creek-Yale Road Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Ruth Reynolds in November 2008

BH Photo #127351

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Indian Creek on Yale Rd.
Location
Bourbon County, Kansas
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built in 1898 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 91.8 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.5 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.02196, -94.63837   (decimal degrees)
38°01'19" N, 94°38'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/356193/4209518 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Prescott
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
20
Inventory numbers
KS 000061113105720 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17395 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Substructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 16.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 21, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added year built
  • December 20, 2009: New photos from Joshua Collins
  • October 23, 2009: Updated by Robert Elder: Updated Builders.
  • November 9, 2008: New photos from Ruth Reynolds

Sources 

  • Ruth Reynolds - ruthmusic [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Joshua Collins - Bigjc1979 [at] aol [dot] com
  • KHRI PDF
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Indian Creek Bridge
Posted March 16, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

KSHS officially considers this bridge to be NRHP Eligible. I have attached a KHRI PDF above.

Indian Creek Bridge
Posted November 27, 2016, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

There is local interest in preserving this bridge.

http://www.fstribune.com/story/2361660.html