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Crooked Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Robert Elder in October 2008

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BH Photo #125816

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Crooked Creek on Thomas Road, 0.9 mi. south and 4.2 mi. east of Nortonville
Location
Jefferson County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1910; rehabilitated 1999
Design
Riveted, 5-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 84.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.40583, -95.25167   (decimal degrees)
39°24'21" N, 95°15'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/306133/4364232 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nortonville
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
10
Inventory numbers
KS 000441043203809 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17814 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 40.2 (out of 100)
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Categories 

5-panel truss (460)
Built during 1910s (9,019)
Jefferson County, Kansas (38)
Kansas (2,878)
NR-eligible (3,986)
Open (37,686)
Owned by county (19,167)
Pony truss (15,258)
Pratt pony truss (3,265)
Pratt truss (8,254)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,014)
Structurally deficient (17,722)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,172)
Truss (30,068)

Update Log 

  • October 13, 2008: New photos from Robert Elder
  • February 3, 2008: New photo from Robert Elder

Sources 

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

Comments 

Crooked Creek Bridge
Posted February 3, 2008, by Robert L. Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I recently uploaded the wrong picture to this page. That picture has been moved to the appropriate bridge page. There are several pony truss bridges over Crooked Creek and its tributaries in the Nortonville, Kansas area.