Rating:
7 votes

Unnamed Creek Bridge

Photo 

Northeast of Denmark Kansas

Saw more critter tracks than tire tracks.

Photo taken by Mike LeMasters in October 2010

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BH Photo #181797

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over an unnamed creek, 2.0 mi. north and 2.3 mi. east of Denmark
Location
Lincoln County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1936
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 20.0 ft.
Total length: 23.0 ft.
Deck width: 26.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.11833, -98.23500   (decimal degrees)
39°07'06" N, 98°14'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/566132/4330186 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lincoln
Inventory numbers
KS 000530723404220 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17964 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2014)
Sufficiency rating: 96.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
25

Categories 

Arch (11,192)
Built 1936 (1,013)
Built during 1930s (10,576)
Deck arch (10,431)
Kansas (2,702)
Lincoln County, Kansas (39)
Open (36,569)
Owned by county (18,854)
Span length under 25 feet (5,767)
Stone arch (2,649)
Total length under 25 feet (1,995)

Update Log 

  • October 10, 2010: New photo from Mike LeMasters

Sources 

  • Mike LeMasters

Comments 

Unnamed Creek Bridge
Posted December 17, 2012, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

The WPA built a large number of stone arch bridges, and other structures in this part of Kansas. I would suspect that they might have been responsible for this one.

Unnamed Creek Bridge
Posted December 16, 2012, by Anonymous

No idea of who built it? Maybe the CCC?