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Buffalo Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in November 2017

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BH Photo #410507

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Buffalo Creek, 1.0 mi. south and 3.4 mi. east of Randall
Location
Jewell County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1920
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 79.0 ft.
Total length: 81.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.62500, -97.98051   (decimal degrees)
39°37'30" N, 97°58'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/587498/4386633 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Scottsville
Inventory numbers
KS 000450751403520 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17851 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2013)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 24.3 (out of 100)

Categories 

Built during 1920s (8,840)
Jewell County, Kansas (69)
Kansas (2,721)
One-lane traffic (7,428)
Open (36,815)
Owned by county (18,903)
Pin-connected (3,261)
Pony truss (15,068)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,864)
Structurally deficient (18,538)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,986)
Truss (29,503)
Wooden deck (5,869)

Update Log 

  • November 11, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • November 10, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

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Comments 

Buffalo Creek Bridge
Posted November 10, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

very nice curved stone abutment on one end

Buffalo Creek Bridge
Posted November 10, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

This one is CLOSED. 2 different ponies very close in proximity (at least, may have missed a 3rd just west of this one), very similar in design.