Rating:
3 votes

Admire Memorial Bridge

Photos 

This bridge is easily accessible from US 56, although a map is certainly useful.

Photo taken by Robert Elder in August 2005

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BH Photo #111202

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Hill Creek, 0.5 mi. west of Admire
Location
Lyon County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1930
Builder
- William Grimmett
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Span length: 47.9 ft.
Total length: 47.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Also called
Hill Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.63700, -96.11531   (decimal degrees)
38°38'13" N, 96°06'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/751085/4280443 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Admire
Inventory numbers
KS 000560951104880 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17998 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2015)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 56.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
20

Categories 

Arch (11,258)
Built during 1930s (10,687)
Deck arch (10,495)
Functionally obsolete (8,047)
Kansas (2,728)
Lyon County, Kansas (62)
One-lane traffic (7,433)
Open (36,865)
Owned by county (18,919)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,730)
Stone arch (2,667)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,929)
William Grimmett (1)

Update Log 

  • February 7, 2017: New photos from Ron Reber
  • January 20, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates.
  • October 2, 2009: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited Name, Alternate Name and Builders. Information taken from www.kansasgis.org.
  • February 5, 2008: New photos from Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Ron Reber