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Badger Creek Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Badger Creek on FAS 1202
Location
Lyon County, Kansas
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.0 ft.
Total length: 41.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.46317, -96.04616   (decimal degrees)
38°27'47" N, 96°02'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/757725/4261341 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lang
Inventory numbers
KS 000000000560610 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 41024 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/1991)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1978)
30

Categories 

Built during 1910s (8,759)
Kansas (2,705)
Lost (18,693)
Lyon County, Kansas (62)
Pin-connected (3,225)
Pony truss (15,050)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Structurally deficient (18,442)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,861)
Truss (29,444)

Update Log 

  • September 18, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • September 18, 2016: New photos from Ron Reber

Sources 

  • Ron Reber

Comments 

Badger Creek Bridge
Posted September 18, 2016, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This is an interesting little Pratt pony truss. Every full panel is double - countered. (Is double - countered an appropriate term)?