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Rock Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in September 2017

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BH Photo #402221

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Rock Creek on Eagle Rd., 1.5 mi. west of Hewins
Location
Chautauqua County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1957
Design
Polygonal Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 101.0 ft.
Total length: 167.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.04083, -96.43361   (decimal degrees)
37°02'27" N, 96°26'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/728246/4102482 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cedar Vale East
Inventory numbers
KS 000000000100040 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17547 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 51.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
120

Update Log 

  • September 12, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

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Rock Creek Bridge
Posted September 12, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

Very close to Caney Bridge, very pretty drive through this area east to west, and desolate...so very few people and no traffic.