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Unnamed Creek Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over an unnamed creek, 1.0 mi. east and 2.7 mi. south of Mankato
Location
Jewell County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1892
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 32.1 ft.
Total length: 34.1 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.76473, -98.18832   (decimal degrees)
39°45'53" N, 98°11'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/569522/4401959 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
KS 000450731003347 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17864 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 1998)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 26.00 (out of 100)

Categories 

19th Century (6,182)
Built 1892 (179)
Built during 1890s (2,459)
Jewell County, Kansas (69)
Kansas (2,702)
Open (36,578)
Owned by county (18,854)
Pony truss (15,051)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,576)
Structurally deficient (18,432)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,857)
Truss (29,447)

Update Log 

  • August 16, 2016: Updated by Robert Elder: Moved pin - but not completely sure this is the right bridge.

Sources 

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

Comments 

Unnamed Creek Bridge
Posted August 17, 2016, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Would that be like "In Search Of Schrodinger's Bridge"?

Unnamed Creek Bridge
Posted August 17, 2016, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Good one!

Unnamed Creek Bridge
Posted August 17, 2016, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Until you actually read the comment you can't know....

Unnamed Creek Bridge
Posted August 16, 2016, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

You betcha!

Unnamed Creek Bridge
Posted August 16, 2016, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Is there a Physics joke associated with that statement Robert?

Unnamed Creek Bridge
Posted August 16, 2016, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Werner Heisenberg may, or may not, have crossed this bridge. Likewise this pin may, or may not be on the correct bridge. I found a pony truss in the general location indicated by the NBI.