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Meriden Rock Creek Bridge

Photos 

General View Of West Side

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #128671

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Google Earth Imagery suggests this bridge was replaced by a UCEB, most likely in the 1990's or late 1980's.

Facts 

Overview
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Rock Creek near Meriden
Location
Jefferson County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1880; Replaced in 1983
Builder
- Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co. of Leavenworth, Kansas
Design
Bowstring pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 53.3 ft.
Total length: 53.3 ft.
Deck width: 13.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.19740, -95.55235   (decimal degrees)
39°11'51" N, 95°33'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/279588/4341786 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Meriden
Land survey
T. 10 S., R. 17 E., Sec. 7
Inventory number
BH 38232 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 30, 2008: Oops, bridge should be in Kansas instead of Missouri
  • November 26, 2008: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER KS-2 - Meriden Rock Creek Bridge
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Zach Elliott