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Coal Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Ron Reber in August 2016

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BH Photo #362809

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over an unnamed creek, 6.0 mi. south of Emporia
Location
Lyon County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1933
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 62.0 ft.
Total length: 64.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.31802, -96.17386   (decimal degrees)
38°19'05" N, 96°10'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/747075/4244880 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Olpe
Land survey
T. 20 S., R. 11 E., Sec. 10 and 15
Inventory numbers
KS 000560943905320 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18009 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 36.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
20

Categories 

Built 1933 (593)
Built during 1930s (10,673)
Fence guardrail (153)
Functionally obsolete (8,043)
Kansas (2,721)
Lyon County, Kansas (62)
One-lane traffic (7,429)
Open (36,836)
Owned by county (18,909)
Pony truss (15,071)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,981)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,507)
Truss (29,511)

Update Log 

  • October 17, 2016: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Fence guardrail"

Sources 

  • Ron Reber

Comments 

Coal Creek Bridge
Posted October 17, 2016, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Nice Find! The build date of 1933 is almost certainly a rehab date. The truss is probably ca. 1890-1905.