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Bucher Bridge

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Bucher

All concrete Bucher bridge

Photo taken by steve tredway in February 2016

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BH Photo #366458

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch over Eightmile Creek on 12th Road northwest of Rock
Location
Cowley County, Kansas
Status
Open to one-lane traffic
History
Built 1905
Builder
- Walter Sharp Bridge Co.
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 29.8 ft.
Total length: 44.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 2, 1985
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.46253, -97.03889   (decimal degrees)
37°27'45" N, 97°02'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/673438/4147989 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Udall
Land survey
T. 30 S., R. 4 E., Sec. 6
Inventory numbers
NRHP 85001420 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
KS 000180853306500 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17622 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2016)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 72.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
10

Categories 

Arch (11,199)
Built 1905 (723)
Built during 1900s (6,283)
Cowley County, Kansas (64)
Deck arch (10,437)
Functionally obsolete (7,986)
Kansas (2,705)
NR-listed (2,844)
One-lane traffic (7,422)
Open (36,585)
Owned by county (18,855)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Stone arch (2,651)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,861)
Walter Sharp Bridge Co. (9)

Update Log 

  • October 3, 2016: New photo from steve tredway
  • September 16, 2009: Updated by Robert Elder: Updated Builders

Sources 

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