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Roys Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Robert Elder in September 2008

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BH Photo #125308

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Roys Creek, 5.4 mi. north of Robinson
Location
Brown County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1940
Design
Riveted, 5-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 90.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.89999, -95.40956   (decimal degrees)
39°53'60" N, 95°24'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/294009/4419436 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Highland NW
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
12
Inventory numbers
KS 000000000070053 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17453 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 80.5 (out of 100)
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Categories 

5-panel truss (476)
Brown County, Kansas (90)
Built during 1940s (3,899)
Kansas (3,046)
Open (38,205)
Owned by county (20,046)
Pony truss (15,692)
Pratt pony truss (3,473)
Pratt truss (8,732)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,176)
Structurally deficient (15,859)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,371)
Truss (31,215)

Update Log 

  • March 16, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates.
  • September 29, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder
  • September 26, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder

Sources 

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