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Mulberry Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in December 2019

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BH Photo #462143

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Mulberry Creek, 3.4 mi. east and 1.7 mi. north of Fairview
Location
Brown County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1935
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 131.9 ft.
Deck width: 19.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.86611, -95.65806   (decimal degrees)
39°51'58" N, 95°39'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/272630/4416341 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fairview
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
40
Inventory numbers
KS 000070999003183 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17432 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 68.3 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Brown County, Kansas (88)
Built 1935 (1,468)
Built during 1930s (11,928)
Kansas (3,240)
Open (40,263)
Owned by county (21,234)
Pony truss (16,570)
Pratt pony truss (3,757)
Pratt truss (9,673)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,536)
Total length 125-175 feet (6,037)
Truss (33,896)

Update Log 

  • December 7, 2019: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

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Mulberry Creek Bridge
Posted December 7, 2019, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

As of Dec. 2019, still hanging tough.....old bridge over Mulberry Creek 1 road away on Falcon replaced with a modern concrete unit, so hoping this one hangs in there