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Rock Creek Bridge

Photos 

Rock creek

Least dirt road driving to get to. Pavement runs east and west to Latham then less than half mile to bridge.

Photo taken by Mike LeMasters in November 2009

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BH Photo #149078

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Rock Creek, 1.0 mi. west and 0.4 mi. south of Latham
Location
Butler County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905
Builder
- Walter Sharp Bridge Co.
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 34.1 ft.
Total length: 38.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.52774, -96.66062   (decimal degrees)
37°31'40" N, 96°39'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/706716/4155990 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Latham
Land survey
T. 29 S., R. 7 E., Sec. 15
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
25
Inventory numbers
KS 000080895006404 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17505 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Sufficiency rating: 47.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Arch (11,361)
Built 1905 (744)
Built during 1900s (6,558)
Butler County, Kansas (119)
Deck arch (10,608)
Kansas (2,887)
One-lane traffic (7,521)
Open (37,739)
Owned by county (19,218)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,349)
Stone arch (2,723)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,322)
Walter Sharp Bridge Co. (9)

Update Log 

  • August 10, 2018: New photo from Jeff Smail
  • August 2, 2018: New photos from Jeff Smail
  • April 30, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Added Builder
  • November 14, 2009: New photos from Mike LeMasters

Sources 

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

Comments 

Rock Creek Bridge
Posted July 20, 2012, by Trish (roudybusht [at] usd286 [dot] org)

I love seeing the pictures of Rock Creek Bridge. I grew up right south of the bridge. I loved going an fishing off of it. Many good times on that bridge!