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Local Branch Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in August 2018

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BH Photo #433461

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Local Branch, 2.0 mi. east and 3.5 mi. north of Randall
Location
Jewell County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
Design
Bedstead Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 35.1 ft.
Total length: 58.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.69005, -98.00755   (decimal degrees)
39°41'24" N, 98°00'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/585097/4393827 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Randall
Land survey
T. 4 S., R. 6 W., Sec. 20
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
10
Inventory numbers
KS 000450749003425 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17857 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2008)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 29.2 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Bedstead Pratt pony truss (345)
Bedstead truss (521)
Jewell County, Kansas (69)
Kansas (3,015)
One-lane traffic (7,532)
Open (38,117)
Owned by county (19,990)
Pony truss (15,664)
Pratt pony truss (3,462)
Pratt truss (8,676)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,908)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,964)
Truss (31,117)
Wooden deck (5,992)

Update Log 

  • August 21, 2018: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

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Comments 

Local Branch Bridge
Posted August 28, 2018, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

Believe you're right, Tony !!

Local Branch Bridge
Posted August 22, 2018, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

From the looks of the concrete there could be 2 more legs exposed soon Nick!

Local Branch Bridge
Posted August 21, 2018, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

2 exposed legs 😃

Local Branch Bridge
Posted August 21, 2018, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

And CLOSED to traffic

Local Branch Bridge
Posted August 21, 2018, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

BEDSTEAD - pretty spot, this one is shaky, though hanging in there