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Branch Hermes Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over a branch of Hermes Creek
Location
Jewell County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1920; replaced 1999
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 67.9 ft.
Total length: 107.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.59635, -98.34083   (decimal degrees)
39°35'47" N, 98°20'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/556596/4383165 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Glen Elder North
Inventory numbers
KS 000450713103560 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17836 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2006)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 100.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
25

Categories 

Built during 1920s (8,927)
Jewell County, Kansas (69)
Kansas (2,754)
Lost (19,122)
Lost 1999 (410)
Lost during 1990s (3,721)
Owned by county (19,010)
Pony truss (15,124)
Replaced by new bridge (12,676)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,046)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,713)
Truss (29,648)

Update Log 

  • June 18, 2015: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: to do list

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com