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Otter Creek Bridge

Photos 

A six panel Parker through truss.

Photo taken by Robert Elder in June 2004

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BH Photo #110808

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Otter Creek, 4.2 mi. north of Cedarvale
Location
Chautauqua County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1936 by the Works Progress Administration
Builder
- Works Progress Administration
Design
Camelback through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 122.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 4, 1990
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.15530, -96.49867   (decimal degrees)
37°09'19" N, 96°29'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/722124/4115029 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cloverdale
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
89
Inventory numbers
NRHP 89002189 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
KS 000000000100070 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17546 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 30.8 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 1, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Made slight adjustment to GPS Coordinates.
  • February 1, 2008: New photos from Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com