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Muddy Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in December 2016

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BH Photo #372701

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Muddy Creek, 6.4 mi. south and 0.6 mi. east of Meriden
Location
Jefferson County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1930
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 158.1 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.09556, -95.55861   (decimal degrees)
39°05'44" N, 95°33'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/278728/4330497 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Grantville
Inventory numbers
KS 000441011004244 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17818 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 76.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
60

Categories 

Built during 1930s (10,582)
Jefferson County, Kansas (38)
Kansas (2,705)
Open (36,583)
Owned by county (18,854)
Pony truss (15,049)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,804)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,244)
Truss (29,442)

Update Log 

  • April 26, 2017: New photo from Kevin Skow
  • December 13, 2016: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

Sources 

  • Nick Schmiedeler
  • Kevin Skow - weatherbum [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Muddy Creek Bridge
Posted December 13, 2016, by Nick Schmiedeler

Neat old 1930 pony over Muddy Creek, north across HWY 24 in Grantville, KS from 1905 UP train bridge over Muddy on south side.