Rating:
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Hickory Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Robert Elder in August 2005

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BH Photo #117042

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Hickory Creek, 2.5 mi. east and 4.5 mi. south of Leon
Location
Butler County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 38.0 ft.
Total length: 42.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.62193, -96.73404   (decimal degrees)
37°37'19" N, 96°44'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/699975/4166283 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Latham
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
30
Inventory numbers
KS 000080887006280 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17492 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Sufficiency rating: 55.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Arch (11,323)
Built 1905 (740)
Built during 1900s (6,475)
Butler County, Kansas (119)
Deck arch (10,573)
Functionally obsolete (7,768)
Have street view (23,855)
Kansas (2,848)
One-lane traffic (7,504)
Open (37,236)
Owned by county (19,028)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,120)
Stone arch (2,712)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,162)

Update Log 

  • July 30, 2018: New photos from Jeff Smail
  • October 28, 2010: New Street View added by Robert Elder
  • February 8, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates
  • July 8, 2008: New photos from Robert Elder

Sources 

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

Comments 

Hickory Creek Bridge
Posted July 8, 2008, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

The area around this bridge was overgrown with Poison Ivy when I visited which made photography difficult. Winter would be a better time to photograph the bridge assuming that roads are passable.