Rating:
3 votes

Big Creek Bridge

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Big Creek on Old US 40 in Ellis
Location
Ellis, Ellis County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.9 ft.
Total length: 285.1 ft.
Deck width: 44.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.93693, -99.56417   (decimal degrees)
38°56'13" N, 99°33'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/451103/4309928 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ellis
Inventory numbers
KS 000000000260730 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 48820 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 90.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
1,500

Categories 

Beam (11,930)
Built 1936 (1,011)
Built during 1930s (10,553)
Ellis County, Kansas (21)
Ellis, Kansas (2)
Have street view (22,058)
Kansas (2,693)
NR-eligible (3,971)
Open (36,533)
Owned by county (18,847)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,891)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,599)
US 40 (124)

Update Log 

  • May 24, 2011: Updated by Clark Vance: Imported NBI data
  • May 24, 2011: Added by Sheldon Wiens

Sources 

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

Comments 

Big Creek Bridge
Posted May 24, 2011, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

This is the kind of bridge that keeps me looking for the old routes when I travel. From the street view it appears little changed since it was built.