Rating:
4 votes

Old US 36 Viaduct

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Photo taken by Robert Elder in August 2008

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Overview
Concrete through girder bridge over abandoned UP/CRI&P railroad grade
Location
Doniphan County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic, posted
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Concrete through girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 27.9 ft.
Total length: 83.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.4 ft.
Skew angle
20 degrees
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.78646, -95.03963   (decimal degrees)
39°47'11" N, 95°02'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/325350/4406046 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Troy
Land survey
T. 3 S., R. 21 E., Sec. 14
Elevation
985 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
KS 000221065003288 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 37311 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2015)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 35.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
30

Update Log 

  • August 11, 2017: Updated by Robert Elder: Incorporated new NBI Data
  • January 6, 2017: New Street View added by Robert Elder
  • May 1, 2016: Updated by Clark Vance: Build date, RR names, additional data
  • August 12, 2010: New Street View added by Robert Elder
  • March 1, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates.
  • November 14, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited Overview, Design, and Design Description.
  • August 25, 2008: Added by Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com