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
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
20
Inventory numbers
KS 000560951104880 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17998 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Sufficiency rating: 67.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Arch (11,340)
Built during 1930s (10,835)
Deck arch (10,590)
Functionally obsolete (7,747)
Kansas (2,860)
Lyon County, Kansas (150)
One-lane traffic (7,513)
Open (37,445)
Owned by county (19,085)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,201)
Stone arch (2,717)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,216)
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