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Cold Ryan Branch Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in August 2017

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BH Photo #400460

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Cold Ryan Branch, 0.5 mi. south and 2.9 mi. east of Denton
Location
Doniphan County, Kansas
Status
Closed to all traffic
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 56.1 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.72500, -95.21167   (decimal degrees)
39°43'30" N, 95°12'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/310448/4399574 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bendena
Inventory numbers
KS 000221045803380 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17688 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2007)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 19.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1995)
10

Categories 

Closed (2,405)
Doniphan County, Kansas (28)
Kansas (2,693)
One-lane traffic (7,421)
Owned by county (18,847)
Pony truss (15,049)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,556)
Structurally deficient (18,414)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,429)
Truss (29,437)
Wooden deck (5,863)

Update Log 

  • August 21, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

Sources 

  • Nick Schmiedeler

Comments 

Cold Ryan Branch Bridge
Posted August 21, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

Planned on watching the total eclipse today from this abandoned pony, sadly it has been replaced, possibly recently, back tracked to Everest,Kansas for the experience. One more century-plus-old pony down the pot 😕😕