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Walnut Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in January 2017

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BH Photo #374877

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Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Walnut Creek, 1.0 mi. south of Wellsville
Location
Franklin County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1920 by the Topeka Bridge & Iron Co.
Builder
- Topeka Bridge & Iron Co.
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 33.1 ft.
Total length: 37.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.6 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 2, 1985
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.68850, -95.08506   (decimal degrees)
38°41'19" N, 95°05'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/318653/4284273 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wellsville
Inventory numbers
NRHP 85001445 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
KS 000301063004803 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17737 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 58.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
20

Update Log 

  • January 1, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

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  • Nick Schmiedeler

Comments 

Walnut Creek Bridge
Posted January 1, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

Visited New Years Day, 2017. Neat, open one down low-traffic road.