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Bills Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Bills Creek, 3.4 mi. south of Holton
Location
Jackson County, Kansas
Status
Lost
History
Built 1925
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 74.1 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.41435, -95.73849   (decimal degrees)
39°24'52" N, 95°44'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/264240/4366338 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Holton
Inventory numbers
KS 000430991003804 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17799 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2008)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 90.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
180

Categories 

Built 1925 (1,143)
Built during 1920s (8,845)
Jackson County, Kansas (25)
Kansas (2,721)
Lost (18,869)
Owned by county (18,909)
Pony truss (15,069)
Replaced by new bridge (12,526)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,980)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,507)
Truss (29,508)

Update Log 

  • November 15, 2011: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited Status based on forum post. Streetview also confirms that this bridge is lost.

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Bills Creek Bridge
Posted November 15, 2011, by Zach (metallicarox2009 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Unfortunately, the Pony Truss is no longer there, it was removed a few years ago and is now just a slab bridge. The correct lat/long is 39.414355,-95.738575.

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=39.414355,-95.738575&ll=39.412...