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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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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
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
180
Inventory numbers
KS 000111069006845 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17559 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2011)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 19.6 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • July 27, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

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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