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Perry Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Delaware River on Bridge Street (Old US 24) just west of Perry
Location
Perry, Jefferson County, Kansas
Status
Closed in April 2013
History
Built 1926 by the Midland Bridge Co.
Builder
- Midland Bridge Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
Riveted, 11-panel Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 220.1 ft.
Total length: 224.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 9, 2003
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.07505, -95.40310   (decimal degrees)
39°04'30" N, 95°24'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/292118/4327853 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Perry
Inventory numbers
NRHP 03000372 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
KS 000441027304267 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17821 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2011)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 32.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
20

Update Log 

  • April 28, 2013: Updated by Tony Dillon: Closed to traffic
  • April 28, 2013: Updated by Zach Elliott: Recent Inspections have forced KDOT to close this bridge http://www.jeffcountynews.com/2013/04/kdot-forces-county-to-shut-down-two-bridges/
  • March 12, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Added Street View
  • November 10, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited Categories.

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Perry Bridge
Posted April 8, 2013, by Roberta Bradbury (aunttwisty [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge was just closed to traffic over the weekend.

Perry Bridge
Posted August 3, 2007, by Dylan Edwards (kswx29 [at] cox [dot] net)

Here are some pictures i have taken of this bridge. Even tho you can get into Perry using US-24 i always go down this street so i can pass over this bridge. I love older bridges.