Rating:
7 votes

Silver Creek Bridge

Photos 

Although this picturesque bridge is located only about two miles from the Clements Bridge, it remains largely unknown.

Photo taken by Robert Elder in March 2006

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BH Photo #110930

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Silver Creek, 1.0 mi. north and 0.5 mi. east of Clements
Location
Chase County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Span length: 23.0 ft.
Total length: 23.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.31564, -96.73281   (decimal degrees)
38°18'56" N, 96°43'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/698209/4243268 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elmdale
Inventory numbers
KS 000090885705322 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17527 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2016)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 22.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
40

Categories 

Arch (11,192)
Chase County, Kansas (33)
Deck arch (10,431)
Kansas (2,702)
One-lane traffic (7,421)
Open (36,569)
Owned by county (18,854)
Span length under 25 feet (5,767)
Stone arch (2,649)
Structurally deficient (18,430)
Total length under 25 feet (1,995)

Update Log 

  • July 18, 2017: New photos from Ron Reber
  • March 20, 2010: New photo from Mike LeMasters
  • March 19, 2010: New photo from Mike LeMasters
  • March 16, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates
  • February 3, 2008: New photos from Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike LeMasters
  • Ron Reber

Comments 

Silver Creek Bridge
Posted July 18, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I am glad to see that this one is still intact. It is a relatively small bridge but it is a nice one.