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West Rock Bridge

Photos 

Looking east, toward the town of Rock, Kansas.

Photo taken by Robert Elder in 2005

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BH Photo #110926

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Two-span pony truss bridge over Walnut River, 1.9 mi. west of Rock
Location
Cowley County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1928
Builder
- A.F. Lewis of Wellsville, Kansas
Design
Polygonal Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 333.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.3 ft.
Also called
Walnut River Truss Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.43717, -97.04043   (decimal degrees)
37°26'14" N, 97°02'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/673360/4145173 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Udall
Inventory numbers
KS 000000000180210 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17651 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2016)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 48.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
185

Update Log 

  • August 25, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • October 10, 2016: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Fence guardrail"
  • March 17, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates
  • March 9, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Added Street View link
  • February 28, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited "Design"
  • February 3, 2008: New photos from Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nick Schmiedeler - nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com