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Walnut River Sec. 20 Bridge

Photos 

This bridge is actually located north of Winfield, not Dexter. It can be accessed easily from US 77.

Photo taken by Robert Elder in March 2007

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BH Photo #111741

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Two-span concrete arch bridge over Walnut River on 42nd Road north of Winfield
Location
Cowley County, Kansas
Status
Open to one-lane traffic
History
Built ca. 1930
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 77.1 ft.
Total length: 160.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.41921, -97.01351   (decimal degrees)
37°25'09" N, 97°00'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/675784/4143230 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Udall
Land survey
T. 30 S., R. 4 E., Sec. 20
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
30
Inventory numbers
KS 000180855506560 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17649 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 33.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • August 9, 2018: New photos from Jeff Smail
  • March 6, 2011: New photos from Joe Underwood
  • March 17, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Added Street View link.
  • February 12, 2008: New photo from Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Joe Underwood
  • Jeff Smail

Comments 

Walnut River Sec. 20 Bridge
Posted August 9, 2018, by Anonymous

I recall seeing a photograph of this bridge with its original concrete balustrade railings. The bridge looked beautiful with its original railings. With a nice restoration job, it could look beautiful again.