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Deer Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in July 2017

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BH Photo #398336

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Deer Creek, 2.0 mi. north and 3.0 mi. west of Hallowell
Location
Cherokee County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 54.1 ft.
Total length: 85.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.20000, -95.05000   (decimal degrees)
37°12'00" N, 95°02'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/318067/4119027 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oswego
Land survey
T. 33 S., R. 21 E., Sec. 1
Inventory numbers
KS 000111069006845 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17559 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2011)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 19.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
180

Update Log 

  • July 27, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

Sources 

  • Nick Schmiedeler

Comments 

Deer Creek Bridge
Posted July 27, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Sometimes one just misses it. I have narrowly missed a few by a matter of weeks.

Deer Creek Bridge
Posted July 27, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

aaaargh...replaced, just a few years ago according to new bridge (snore....) plaque