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Bachelor Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in January 2021

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BH Photo #488466

Map 

Description 

Bit of a mutt-bridge, lots of recycled parts apparently from other bridges used on this one including old eyebars welded to endposts, early 20th century lattice guard rails, but new rock recently dropped on each end approach....weird old thing

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Bachelor Creek on 945 Road
Location
Greenwood County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Span length: 70.0 ft.
Total length: 70.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Also called
945 Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.83388, -96.17798   (decimal degrees)
37°50'02" N, 96°10'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/748348/4191137 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 91880 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (15,641)
Greenwood County, Kansas (35)
Kansas (3,191)
Open (39,825)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,058)
Steel stringer (6,192)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,279)

Update Log 

  • January 10, 2021: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

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