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Harris Bridge

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Photo taken by Ron Reber in August 2016

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BH Photo #362903

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Facts 

Overview
Two-span concrete arch bridge over Neosho River, 3.0 mi. north and 4.0 mi. west of Americus
Location
Lyon County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1916
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 123.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 2, 1985
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.55039, -96.33536   (decimal degrees)
38°33'01" N, 96°20'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/732207/4270251 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Americus
Inventory numbers
NRHP 85001434 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
KS 000560927005001 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17997 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 60.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
30

Categories 

Arch (11,194)
Built 1916 (628)
Built during 1910s (8,759)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,604)
Deck arch (10,433)
Functionally obsolete (7,992)
Kansas (2,702)
Lyon County, Kansas (62)
NR-listed (2,844)
Neosho River (48)
Open (36,585)
Owned by county (18,855)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,902)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,647)

Update Log 

  • September 5, 2016: New photos from Ron Reber

Sources 

  • Ron Reber