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Branch Walnut Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over a branch of Walnut Creek, 1.2 mi. east and 0.5 mi. south of Hamlin
Location
Brown County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1930
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 71.8 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.90774, -95.60164   (decimal degrees)
39°54'28" N, 95°36'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/277612/4420758 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Reserve
Inventory numbers
KS 000071005003125 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17415 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 45.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
45

Categories 

Brown County, Kansas (90)
Built during 1930s (10,694)
Kansas (2,731)
Lost (18,949)
Owned by county (18,928)
Pony truss (15,088)
Replaced by new bridge (12,573)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,017)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,528)
Truss (29,557)

Update Log 

  • June 17, 2016: Updated by Robert Elder: Bridge is lost.

Sources 

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

Comments 

Branch Walnut Creek Bridge
Posted June 17, 2016, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Google Maps shows a bright shiny UCEB here.