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Saline River Bridge

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Riveted Warren pony truss.

Photo taken by Robert Elder in November 2006

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BH Photo #111751

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Saline River, 0.5 mi. west and 0.2 mi. south of Sylvan Grove
Location
Lincoln County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 125.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.00574, -98.41192   (decimal degrees)
39°00'21" N, 98°24'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/550918/4317578 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sylvan Grove
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
40
Inventory numbers
KS 000530705004368 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17948 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2013)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 20.1 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1905 (739)
Built during 1900s (6,463)
Kansas (2,844)
Lincoln County, Kansas (39)
One-lane traffic (7,503)
Open (37,173)
Owned by county (19,010)
Pony truss (15,189)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,166)
Structurally deficient (18,029)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,384)
Truss (29,881)
Warren pony truss (2,988)
Warren truss (5,945)
Wooden deck (5,894)

Update Log 

  • March 16, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates
  • February 28, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited "Design"
  • February 13, 2008: New photos from Robert Elder

Sources 

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