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Spring Creek Bridge

Photo 

Looking east.

Photo taken by Robert Elder in November 2006

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BH Photo #118763

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Spring Creek, 4.0 mi. south and 3.4 mi. east of Vesper
Location
Lincoln County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1930
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.0 ft.
Total length: 45.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.97234, -98.21844   (decimal degrees)
38°58'20" N, 98°13'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/567703/4313997 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Westfall NW
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
35
Inventory numbers
KS 000530725304420 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17959 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 27.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built during 1930s (11,244)
Functionally obsolete (7,179)
Kansas (3,052)
Lincoln County, Kansas (39)
One-lane traffic (7,535)
Open (38,217)
Owned by county (20,054)
Pony truss (15,697)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,954)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,709)
Truss (31,236)
Warren pony truss (3,198)
Warren truss (6,251)

Update Log 

  • March 17, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates
  • July 29, 2008: New photo from Robert Elder

Sources 

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