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Bluff Creek Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in August 2016

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BH Photo #375444

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Bluff Creek, 0.5 mi. north and 3.5 mi. west of Bushong
Location
Lyon County, Kansas
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built ca. 1930
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 64.9 ft.
Total length: 66.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.65167, -96.33000   (decimal degrees)
38°39'06" N, 96°19'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/732347/4281505 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bushong
Inventory numbers
KS 000560927404860 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17990 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2007)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
5

Categories 

Built during 1930s (10,557)
Kansas (2,693)
Lost (18,669)
Lyon County, Kansas (62)
One-lane traffic (7,421)
Owned by county (18,847)
Pony truss (15,049)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,891)
Structurally deficient (18,415)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,430)
Truss (29,440)
Wooden deck (5,863)

Update Log 

  • January 8, 2017: New photo from Nick Schmiedeler
  • January 1, 2017: Updated by Robert Elder: Lost.

Sources 

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

Comments 

Bluff Creek Bridge
Posted January 1, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Well, thanks for checking.

Bluff Creek Bridge
Posted January 1, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

Visited this location - no sign of bridge - extant.