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Whitewater River Bridge

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Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Whitewater River, 0.8 mi. west and 2.0 mi. south of Towanda
Location
Butler County, Kansas
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1902; rehabilitated 1975; replaced 2002
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 112.8 ft.
Total length: 163.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.76600, -97.01304   (decimal degrees)
37°45'58" N, 97°00'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/675011/4181712 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Benton
Inventory numbers
KS 000080855706080 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17517 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2007)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 99.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
50

Update Log 

  • August 1, 2016: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited Design, moved pin to correct bridge.
  • July 12, 2016: Updated by Robert Elder: Added category "Whitewater River (Kansas)"

Sources 

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

Comments 

Whitewater River Bridge
Posted August 1, 2016, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

KHRI Link with Photo:

http://khri.kansasgis.org/index.cfm?in=015-0000-00209

Note, despite the KHRI name, this bridge crossed the Whitewater River, not the Walnut River.