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Potwin Dry Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in April 2018

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BH Photo #422384

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Dry Creek on Local Road (NW 80th St)
Location
Butler County, Kansas
Status
Open
History
Built 1913, bypassed 1949.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 32.2 ft.
Total length: 33.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.94151, -97.05279   (decimal degrees)
37°56'29" N, 97°03'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/671103/4201113 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Potwin
Land survey
T. 24 S., R. 3 E., Sec. 24 and 25
Inventory numbers
KS 000080851405840 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 72782 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (12,950)
Built 1913 (778)
Built during 1910s (8,967)
Butler County, Kansas (119)
Concrete tee beam (2,506)
Kansas (2,845)
NR-eligible (3,979)
Open (37,189)
Owned by county (19,013)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,090)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,145)

Update Log 

  • April 11, 2018: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • August 1, 2016: Updated by Robert Elder: Merged NBI Data
  • July 13, 2016: Updated by Clark Vance: NBI info
  • July 12, 2016: Added by Clark Vance

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nick Schmiedeler - nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com

Comments 

Potwin Dry Creek Bridge
Posted April 11, 2018, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

This is the bridge at that exact pinned spot. And road is OPEN, as is bridge, not closed, to traffic. Not exactly what was expected there....