Rating:
3 votes

Smoky Hill River Bridge

Photos 

Photo was taken from the south, looking through the barricade.

Photo taken by Robert Elder in June 2001

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BH Photo #112648

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Smoky Hill River on Oat Road, 2.5 mi. east and 0.8 mi. south of Detroit
Location
Dickinson County, Kansas
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1915
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 125.9 ft.
Total length: 196.8 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.92485, -97.07467   (decimal degrees)
38°55'29" N, 97°04'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/666900/4310199 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chapman
Inventory numbers
KS 000210849004483 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17676 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2007)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 15.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
60

Update Log 

  • January 28, 2017: New Street View added by Robert Elder
  • May 24, 2011: New photo from Sheldon Wiens
  • March 16, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited Status Description, made slight adjustment to GPS Coordinates
  • March 2, 2008: New photo from Robert Elder
  • February 27, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited "Design"

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Sheldon Wiens

Comments 

Smoky Hill River Bridge
Posted March 23, 2007, by Nicole Beck (prairieroads06 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Photos taken 3/23/07 from north side of river (private property).