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Republican River Bridge (Older)

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Republican River Bridge (Older)

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Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #502359

Map 

Description 

This bridge was apparently on an old alignment of what is now US-81. There was a newer (likely state design) through truss to the East that was replaced sometime after 1981.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Republican River on road
Location
Concordia, Cloud County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
(3)8-panel, pinned Parker through trusses
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.59086, -97.66881   (decimal degrees)
39°35'27" N, 97°40'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/614307/4383194 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93831 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Cloud County, Kansas (26)
Concordia, Kansas (1)
Kansas (3,240)
Lost (26,400)
Owned by county (21,234)
Parker through truss (1,342)
Parker truss (1,729)
Replaced by new bridge (17,891)
Republican River (28)
Through truss (15,739)
Truss (33,900)

Update Log 

  • August 4, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type and other stuff
  • August 4, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com