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Branch Elk River Bridge

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Branch Elk River Bridge

A bit of a trek through the cold, but got a 4 wheeler ride from the road by an older gentleman.

Photo taken by Jeff Smail 1- 2019

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)

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BH Photo #442523

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Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over a branch of Elk River on R-23.6 Local, 1.3 mi. south and 1.9 mi. west of Longton
Location
Elk County, Kansas
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 12.1 ft.
Total length: 34.1 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.35887, -96.11657   (decimal degrees)
37°21'32" N, 96°06'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/755374/4138585 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oak Valley
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
5
Inventory numbers
KS 000250951606640 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17698 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2016)
Sufficiency rating: 26.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Arch (12,403)
Closed (2,721)
Deck arch (11,639)
Elk County, Kansas (15)
Kansas (3,240)
Owned privately (1,820)
Span length under 25 feet (6,960)
Stone arch (3,170)
Total length 25-50 feet (11,335)

Update Log 

  • January 17, 2019: New photos from Jeff Smail

Sources 

  • Jeff Smail