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Marais Des Cygnes River K-152 Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Robert Elder in April 2005

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BH Photo #127408

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Marais Des Cygnes River on K-152 in La Cygne
Location
Linn County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1938; demolished 2009
Design
Cantilevered Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.1 ft.
Total length: 706.8 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.34530, -94.77146   (decimal degrees)
38°20'43" N, 94°46'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/345196/4245613 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
La Cygne
Inventory numbers
KDOT 0054-B0026 (Kansas Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 17978 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 11, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates.
  • December 13, 2009: New photos from Ruth Reynolds
  • July 2, 2009: Updated by Robert Elder: Updated Status, Status Description, Future Prospects, Year Lost, History, and Categories. Bridge is currently being demolished.
  • November 10, 2008: New photo from Robert Elder
  • November 9, 2008: Updated by Ruth Reynolds

Sources 

  • Ruth Reynolds - ruthmusic [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Marais Des Cygnes River K-152 Bridge
Posted May 16, 2018, by Art S (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Interesting. The predecessor had vertical endposts in the middle but angled ones at the ends - made to resemble a continuous truss but function like a two span.

Marais Des Cygnes River K-152 Bridge
Posted May 15, 2018, by Dana and Kay Klein

1910 postmark

Marais Des Cygnes River K-152 Bridge
Posted May 15, 2018, by Dana and Kay Klein

Predecessor to this bridge?

Marais Des Cygnes River K-152 Bridge
Posted December 21, 2009, by Todd (mrwalk08 [at] aol [dot] com)

The mad march of the UCEB continues...

Marais Des Cygnes River K-152 Bridge
Posted December 20, 2009, by Cliff D (clif30 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

If you hop in Google Earth and check out Street View you can see this bridge during deconstruction.

Marais Des Cygnes River K-152 Bridge
Posted July 2, 2009, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

...and another Cantilever Truss bites the dust.