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Peyton Creek Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Peyton Creek on a local road, 1.0 mi. north and 3.1 mi. east of Strong City
Location
Chase County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a culvert
History
Built 1907
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 61.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.42024, -96.47119   (decimal degrees)
38°25'13" N, 96°28'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/720766/4255472 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saffordville
Inventory numbers
KS 000090911705180 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 40903 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/1990)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 20.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1979)
35

Categories 

Built 1907 (593)
Built during 1900s (6,285)
Chase County, Kansas (33)
Kansas (2,702)
Lost (18,688)
Pony truss (15,050)
Replaced by new bridge (12,385)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,574)
Structurally deficient (18,432)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,433)
Truss (29,446)

Update Log 

  • August 23, 2017: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated status per forum post

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Peyton Creek Bridge
Posted August 23, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

Visited this site today. Bridge is gone.