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Branch Cow Creek Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over a branch of Cow Creek, 3.0 mi. north and 1.0 mi. west of Lawton
Location
Cherokee County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1920
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 38.0 ft.
Total length: 39.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.26603, -94.65373   (decimal degrees)
37°15'58" N, 94°39'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/353365/4125665 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kirkwood
Land survey
T. 32 S., R. 25 E., Sec. 10
Inventory numbers
KS 000111111806760 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17554 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2013)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 20.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
20

Categories 

Built during 1920s (8,926)
Cherokee County, Kansas (46)
Kansas (2,754)
Lost (19,113)
Lost 2015 (216)
Lost during 2010s (2,101)
Owned by county (19,009)
Pony truss (15,123)
Replaced by new bridge (12,675)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,838)
Structurally deficient (18,593)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,020)
Truss (29,646)
Wooden deck (5,883)

Update Log 

  • March 21, 2017: Updated by Clark Vance: Bridge has been replaced

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com