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Eight Mile Creek Bridge

Photos 

Riveted Warren pony with polygonal top chords. This picture was taken looking east and the ATSF Railway Bridge (BH 17725) is visible in the background.

Photo taken by Robert Elder in February 200

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BH Photo #111732

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Eight Mile Creek on Osborne Terrace near Ottawa
Location
Ottawa, Franklin County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1920
Design
Polygonal Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 188.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 9, 2003
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.63102, -95.28573   (decimal degrees)
38°37'52" N, 95°17'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/301038/4278310 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ottawa North
Land survey
T. 16 S., R. 19 E., Sec. 26
Elevation
880 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
75
Inventory numbers
KS 000301041104884 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
NRHP 03000374 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 17729 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 42 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • August 12, 2019: Updated by Clark Vance: Added NRHP listing
  • August 10, 2019: New photos from Ron Reber
  • August 14, 2016: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Fence guardrail"
  • February 5, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates.
  • February 27, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited "Design"
  • February 12, 2008: New photos from Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Ron Reber
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • NRHP listing

Comments 

Eight Mile Creek Bridge
Posted August 14, 2016, by julie@borkowskifamily.com (julie [at] borkowskifamily [dot] com)

pictures taken August 2016