Rating:
4 votes

Cedar Point Bridge

Photos 

This eight panel, riveted Pratt through truss is located west of Cedar Point, Kansas and immediately east of the Chase-Marion County Line. The bridge is easily visible from US 50.

Photo taken by Robert Elder in February 2008

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BH Photo #111155

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Cottonwood River on Main Street at Cedar Point
Location
Chase County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1916 by the Missouri Valley Bridge Co.
Builder
- Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co. of Leavenworth, Kansas
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.1 ft.
Total length: 142.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 9, 2003
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.26004, -96.83419   (decimal degrees)
38°15'36" N, 96°50'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/689489/4236885 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cedar Point
Land survey
T. 21 S., R. 5 E., Sec. 1
Inventory numbers
NRHP 03000376 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
KS 000090875305401 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17521 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2016)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 19.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
50

Update Log 

  • August 25, 2017: New photo from Nick Schmiedeler
  • July 18, 2017: New photos from Ron Reber
  • January 6, 2017: New photo from Nick Schmiedeler
  • March 29, 2011: New Street View added by Sheldon Wiens
  • July 14, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Added to Cottonwood River (Kansas) category
  • March 8, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Added Street View link
  • January 26, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates
  • February 4, 2008: New photo from Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Sheldon Wiens
  • Nick Schmiedeler - nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com
  • Ron Reber

Comments 

Cedar Point Bridge
Posted August 25, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

Big trouble and big cracks happening at this one !!