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Smoky Hill River Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Smoky Hill River on a local road, 1.5 mi. south and 2.7 mi. east of Kanopolis
Location
Ellsworth County, Kansas
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1901
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 86.0 ft.
Total length: 280.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.68848, -98.10534   (decimal degrees)
38°41'19" N, 98°06'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/577809/4282587 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Carneiro
Inventory numbers
KS 000270737304805 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 40952 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1901 (495)
Built during 1900s (6,557)
Ellsworth County, Kansas (10)
Kansas (2,887)
Lost (20,237)
Pony truss (15,284)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,019)
Structurally deficient (17,670)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,772)
Truss (30,158)

Update Log 

  • June 18, 2015: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: to do list

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com