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Limestone Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in November 2017

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BH Photo #410435

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Limestone Creek, 1.5 mi. south and 0.3 mi. east of Ionia
Location
Jewell County, Kansas
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.9 ft.
Total length: 74.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.63982, -98.33890   (decimal degrees)
39°38'23" N, 98°20'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/556726/4387990 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ionia
Inventory numbers
KS 000450713303500 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17856 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2010)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 31.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
25

Categories 

Closed (2,429)
Jewell County, Kansas (69)
Kansas (2,721)
One-lane traffic (7,428)
Owned by county (18,903)
Pony truss (15,068)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,702)
Structurally deficient (18,538)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,506)
Truss (29,503)
Wooden deck (5,869)

Update Log 

  • November 8, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

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Comments 

Limestone Creek Bridge
Posted November 9, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

Top o' the county's priority list, I'm sure....1) House-jack Limestone Creek Bridge back up ASAP

Limestone Creek Bridge
Posted November 8, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

That'll buff out...

Limestone Creek Bridge
Posted November 8, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

Bedstead !! Collapsing !! Noooooo.....should've been saved, long ago. Road and bridge very much closed, wouldn't be surprised if noone had checked in on this one in a loooooong time. Sad.