Rating:
3 votes

Stewart Creek Bridge

Photos 

I can't say that these are the best photos I have ever taken. This bridge is not as well known as some of the other stone arch bridges in Cowley County, but it is certainly worth visiting.

Photo taken by Robert Elder in March 2007

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BH Photo #111737

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Stewart Creek on 51st Road east of Udall
Location
Cowley County, Kansas
Status
Open to one-lane traffic
History
Built 1904
Builder
- Jerry Hammon
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 26.9 ft.
Total length: 83.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.38510, -97.06062   (decimal degrees)
37°23'06" N, 97°03'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/671692/4139358 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Udall
Land survey
T. 31 S., R. 3 E., Sec. 2
Inventory numbers
KS 000180851006603 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17645 (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)
Sufficiency rating: 49.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
10

Categories 

Arch (11,192)
Built 1904 (488)
Built during 1900s (6,281)
Cowley County, Kansas (64)
Deck arch (10,431)
Jerry Hammon (1)
Kansas (2,693)
One-lane traffic (7,421)
Open (36,537)
Owned by county (18,846)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,559)
Stone arch (2,649)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,931)

Update Log 

  • September 29, 2016: New photos from steve tredway
  • June 27, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added Builder
  • March 17, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates
  • February 12, 2008: New photos from Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • steve tredway