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Crabb Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Robert Elder in June 2004

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BH Photo #110812

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Crabb Creek on a local road just off Crabb Creek Road southwest of Dexter
Location
Cowley County, Kansas
Status
Open to one-lane traffic
History
Built ca. 1900
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 42.0 ft.
Total length: 57.1 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.14124, -96.74508   (decimal degrees)
37°08'28" N, 96°44'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/700276/4112921 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dexter
Land survey
T. 33 S., R. 6 E., Sec. 35
Inventory numbers
KS 000180885406942 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17623 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2016)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 20.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
10

Categories 

Arch (11,199)
Built during 1900s (6,283)
Cowley County, Kansas (64)
Deck arch (10,437)
Kansas (2,705)
One-lane traffic (7,422)
Open (36,591)
Owned by county (18,855)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Stone arch (2,651)
Structurally deficient (18,442)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,439)

Update Log 

  • February 3, 2017: New photo from Nick Schmiedeler
  • July 13, 2016: New photo from steve tredway
  • January 26, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates.
  • February 1, 2008: New photos from Robert Elder

Sources 

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

Comments 

Crabb Creek Bridge
Posted March 27, 2007, by Roger Edmonds

Looking east toward the Crabb Creek Bridge southwest of Dexter, home of the "O'Henry" bar.