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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 #402248

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Rock Creek, 4.0 mi. south and 0.5 mi. east of Cedarvale
Location
Chautauqua County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1930
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 162.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.04472, -96.48944   (decimal degrees)
37°02'41" N, 96°29'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/723268/4102781 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cedar Vale East
Inventory numbers
KS 000100911007068 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17548 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 25.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
10

Categories 

Built during 1930s (10,673)
Chautauqua County, Kansas (38)
Kansas (2,721)
Open (36,837)
Owned by county (18,909)
Pony truss (15,071)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,063)
Structurally deficient (18,541)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,298)
Truss (29,512)

Update Log 

  • September 12, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

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Comments 

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

met several locals crossing this 87 y.o. beauty - they all seemed very proud of this bridge, old stories about playing in creek on long stretches of beautiful flat rocks