Rating:
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Little Walnut River Bridge

Photos 

South Approach

Photo taken by David Backlin in July 2011

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BH Photo #203423

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Little Walnut River on SE Chelsea Rd
Location
Butler County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1941
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 228.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.67764, -96.78440   (decimal degrees)
37°40'39" N, 96°47'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/695384/4172358 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Leon
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
405
Inventory numbers
KS 000000000080400 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 49038 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 54.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Beam (13,556)
Built 1941 (433)
Built during 1940s (3,785)
Butler County, Kansas (119)
Have street view (24,552)
Kansas (2,903)
Open (37,871)
Owned by county (19,448)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,050)
Steel stringer (5,343)
Total length 175-250 feet (3,958)

Update Log 

  • July 6, 2011: Updated by David Backlin: Added NBI data
  • July 4, 2011: Added by David Backlin

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Comments 

Little Walnut River Bridge
Posted July 6, 2011, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Interestingly, the NBI considers this bridge to be possibly eligible for the NRHP.