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Delaware River Composite Truss Bridge

Photos 

This composite truss bridge features a seven panel riveted Parker through truss (main span) and two pony trusses. This picture was taken looking northwest. Several concrete pylons from a railroad bridge are located in the area.

Photo taken by Robert Elder in February 2008

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BH Photo #110934

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Delaware River on Coal Creek Road at Valley Falls
Location
Jefferson County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1936
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 352.9 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 9, 2003
Also called
Valley Falls Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.35084, -95.45473   (decimal degrees)
39°21'03" N, 95°27'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/288481/4358584 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Valley Falls
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
424
Inventory numbers
NRHP 03000371 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
KS 000000000440001 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17826 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 50.8 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • July 8, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • February 15, 2009: New photos from Mark Frazier
  • November 10, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited Categories.
  • August 25, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited Name and Alternate names.
  • July 15, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Updated categories
  • February 3, 2008: New photos from Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mark Frazier - mfrazier404 [at] gmail [dot] com