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Whitewater River Bridge

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Overview
Concrete tee beam bridge over Whitewater River on 30n4-24-4 Off S.
Location
Butler County, Kansas
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1915
Design
Concrete tee beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 51.8 ft.
Total length: 54.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.94142, -97.03575   (decimal degrees)
37°56'29" N, 97°02'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/672601/4201135 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Potwin
Inventory numbers
KS 000080853405840 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 72781 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/1991)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 47.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1991)
25

Update Log 

  • 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 December 22, 2016, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Google Earth has some good imagery of this one. It may be a concrete through girder. Butler County used concrete through girders frequently, including examples over the Whitewater and its tributaries.

Whitewater River Bridge
Posted July 12, 2016, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I think that I have matched the correct NBI listing with the correct abandoned bridge.

The Whitewater River keeps offering up old bridges...