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Little Walnut River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Robert Elder in August 2005

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BH Photo #127401

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Little Walnut River, 4.7 mi. east and 2.5 mi. north of Gordon
Location
Butler County, Kansas
Status
Lost
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.1 ft.
Total length: 76.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.62529, -96.90479   (decimal degrees)
37°37'31" N, 96°54'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/684896/4166306 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Augusta
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
50
Inventory numbers
KS 000080867706268 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17497 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 100 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • June 19, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited Status and Status Description
  • February 10, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates.
  • November 10, 2008: New photos from Robert Elder

Sources 

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

Comments 

Little Walnut River Bridge
Posted June 18, 2010, by Rob (gin-rob [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

This bridge was washed out and completely destroyed by flooding in 2009. A new bridge is being built in its place.

Little Walnut River Bridge
Posted August 6, 2007, by Nikki McCarthy (enmccarthy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

Picture taken Aug 5 2007