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Branch Missouri River Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in October 2017

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BH Photo #406012

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over a branch of Missouri River, 3.2 mi. north and 2.5 mi. east of Troy
Location
Doniphan County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 35.1 ft.
Total length: 51.8 ft.
Deck width: 13.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.83138, -95.03931   (decimal degrees)
39°49'53" N, 95°02'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/325490/4411031 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Troy
Inventory numbers
KS 000221065003228 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17685 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2014)
Deck condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
15

Categories 

Built during 1900s (6,369)
Doniphan County, Kansas (28)
Kansas (2,754)
One-lane traffic (7,439)
Open (37,029)
Owned by county (19,009)
Pony truss (15,120)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,837)
Structurally deficient (18,593)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,561)
Truss (29,641)
Wooden deck (5,882)

Update Log 

  • October 14, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

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Comments 

Branch Missouri River Bridge
Posted October 14, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

just saw listing for wood bridge - "Oxide Rd. plank bridge"

Branch Missouri River Bridge
Posted October 14, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

the 3rd crossing and northernmost creek crossing on Oxide Rd.

Branch Missouri River Bridge
Posted October 14, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

the second crossing of the creek over Oxide Rd.

Branch Missouri River Bridge
Posted October 14, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

Bridge is lost. As you proceed north up Oxide Rd., the road crosses the creek a total of 3 times, the southmost where the pin is currently located is now a low-water crossing, the next one north is a wooden bridge, and the last one northmost is another low water crossing

Branch Missouri River Bridge
Posted September 29, 2008, by Robert Elder (bass-tbn [at] ku [dot] edu)

Bridge is probably lost.