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Tributary to Tar Creek Bridge

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Description 

NBI lists this bridge as a concrete stringer, but it is almost certainly a concrete through girder. We will have to look underneath to be 100 percent certain.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete pony/through girder bridge over Tar Creek (Former Channel) on Local Rd. M-22.8
Location
Cherokee County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1914
Design
Concrete through girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 33.1 ft.
Total length: 36.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.01962, -94.86784   (decimal degrees)
37°01'11" N, 94°52'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/333841/4098679 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
25
Inventory numbers
KS 000111089007088 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 86878 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 16.9 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1914 (824)
Built during 1910s (9,832)
Cherokee County, Kansas (55)
Concrete girder (1,040)
Girder (10,798)
Have street view (27,839)
Kansas (3,245)
Open (40,324)
Owned by county (21,283)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,957)
Through girder (4,041)
Total length 25-50 feet (11,354)

Update Log 

  • October 9, 2019: Updated by Robert Elder: Moved pin to the correct bridge - there are two of these bridges in the immediate area.

Sources 

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

Comments 

Tributary to Tar Creek Bridge
Posted October 9, 2019, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge is still open to traffic, but there is a bypass in place for wide vehicles.