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Eudora 7th Street Bridge

Photos 

East side pier

Photo taken by Clark Vance in July 2016

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BH Photo #359251

Map 

Description 

A road shows on the 1942 county highway map but is gone on the 1951 topo.

This crossing was roughly 40+ feet above the river and was 75-100 feet long, probably a through truss. There was another roughly 30 foot approach span on the west side.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Wakarusa River on 7th Street
Location
Eudora, Douglas County, Kansas
Status
Removed but not replaced
Design
Truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.94614, -95.10985   (decimal degrees)
38°56'46" N, 95°06'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/317156/4312916 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Eudora
Land survey
T. 13 S., R. 21 E., Sec. 5
Elevation
800 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 57828 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Douglas County, Kansas (20)
Eudora, Kansas (3)
Kansas (2,728)
Lally columns (256)
Lost (18,931)
Truss (29,538)

Update Log 

  • July 25, 2016: Updated by Clark Vance: New pictures and description
  • September 1, 2013: Added by Clark Vance

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com