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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
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
185
Inventory numbers
KS 000000000180210 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17651 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 48.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

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