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Big Slough Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Robert Elder in September 2008

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BH Photo #125317

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Warren pony truss bridge over Big Slough Creek on CR 98, 0.8 mi. north and 0.9 mi. west of Oskaloosa
Location
Jefferson County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1930; rehabilitated 2000
Design
Warren Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 83.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.22959, -95.32887   (decimal degrees)
39°13'47" N, 95°19'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/298980/4344839 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oskaloosa
Inventory numbers
KS 000441035204061 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17808 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2015)
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: 47.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
25

Categories 

Built during 1930s (10,582)
Jefferson County, Kansas (38)
Kansas (2,705)
Open (36,583)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pony truss (15,051)
Riveted (1,875)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,805)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,941)
Truss (29,445)
Warren pony truss (2,947)
Warren truss (5,791)

Update Log 

  • October 18, 2016: Updated by Robert Elder: Added category "Riveted", removed category "Pin-connected".
  • January 21, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates
  • September 29, 2008: New photos from Robert Elder
  • July 30, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Updated Categories
  • February 27, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited "Overview" and "Design"
  • February 4, 2008: New photo from Robert Elder

Sources 

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