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Pony Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Robert Elder in October 2008

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BH Photo #125809

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over a branch of Pony Creek, 2.3 mi. north of Morrill
Location
Brown County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1940
Design
Five panel, riveted, Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 70.8 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.96568, -95.69314   (decimal degrees)
39°57'56" N, 95°41'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/269984/4427422 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Morrill
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
202
Inventory numbers
KS 000000000070023 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17412 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 42.6 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Brown County, Kansas (89)
Built during 1940s (3,910)
Functionally obsolete (7,104)
Kansas (3,085)
Open (38,305)
Owned by county (20,103)
Pony truss (15,730)
Pratt pony truss (3,494)
Pratt truss (8,779)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,640)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,993)
Truss (31,314)

Update Log 

  • March 2, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates.
  • October 13, 2008: New photos from Robert Elder
  • October 4, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited Name, Crosses, Overview, Design, Design Description, and Number of Main Spans.

Sources 

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