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West Joseph Street Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in April 2017

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BH Photo #385046

Map 

Street View 

Description 

The county highway map shows K-196 appearing some time after 1936 and prior to 1954, probably in 1949 when the bridge to the south was built.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Diamond Creek on West Joseph Street (NW 80th St)
Location
Butler County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic, posted for load
History
Bypassed ca 1950 but still open.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 30.8 ft.
Total length: 69.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.94172, -97.03020   (decimal degrees)
37°56'30" N, 97°01'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/673088/4201179 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 24 S., R. 4 E., Sec. 19
Inventory numbers
KS 000080853705840 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 72785 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Not deficient
Sufficiency rating: 91.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
65

Categories 

Beam (11,967)
Built 1931 (794)
Built during 1930s (10,582)
Butler County, Kansas (115)
Concrete tee beam (2,191)
Fence guardrail (146)
Have street view (22,092)
Kansas (2,705)
Open (36,591)
Owned by county (18,855)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,439)

Update Log 

  • April 1, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • July 13, 2016: Added by Clark Vance

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • Nick Schmiedeler