Rating:
3 votes

Neosho River Bridge

Photos 

I took these three photos in November of 2001 as the new bridge was being constructed to the north. The old bridge was a double span, five panel, riveted Pratt through truss.

Photo taken by Robert Elder in November 2001

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BH Photo #111159

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Neosho River, 4.0 mi. east of Emporia on Road 170
Location
Lyon County, Kansas
Status
No longer exists
History
Built ca. 1930; replaced 2001
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 203.1 ft.
Deck width: 18.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.40554, -96.09886   (decimal degrees)
38°24'20" N, 96°05'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/753327/4254798 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lang
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
50
Inventory numbers
KS 000560953005200 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18002 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2015)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 100 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • February 15, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates for this lost bridge.
  • February 27, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited "Design"
  • February 4, 2008: New photos from Robert Elder

Sources 

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

Comments 

Neosho River Bridge
Posted January 3, 2011, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

UGGGGH, has it really been ten years since I photographed the truss bridge that stood here before the UCEB went in.

Now I feel old...

Neosho River Bridge
Posted January 2, 2011, by Sheldon Wiens (sheldon_wiens77 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Happy 10th Anniversary, Modern Bridge!