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Spillman Creek Bridge

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Riveted Warren pony truss.

Photo taken by Robert Elder in November 2006

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BH Photo #111746

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Spillman Creek, 1.3 mi. north and 2.0 mi. east of Vesper
Location
Lincoln County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 99.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.05307, -98.24456   (decimal degrees)
39°03'11" N, 98°14'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/565366/4322936 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lincoln
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
40
Inventory numbers
KS 000530723004304 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17956 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 23.1 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built during 1910s (9,080)
Kansas (2,903)
Lincoln County, Kansas (39)
One-lane traffic (7,527)
Open (37,869)
Owned by county (19,422)
Pony truss (15,393)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,337)
Structurally deficient (17,503)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,223)
Truss (30,481)
Warren pony truss (3,007)
Warren truss (6,000)
Wooden deck (5,958)

Update Log 

  • March 17, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates
  • February 13, 2008: New photos from Robert Elder

Sources 

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