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Eagle Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in February 2017

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BH Photo #377449

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Eagle Creek, 4.0 mi. east and 1.0 mi. north of Olpe
Location
Lyon County, Kansas
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1905
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 87.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.27833, -96.08667   (decimal degrees)
38°16'42" N, 96°05'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/754838/4240712 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Emporia SE
Inventory numbers
KS 000560953505368 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17994 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2007)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
30

Categories 

Built 1905 (723)
Built during 1900s (6,282)
Closed (2,407)
Kansas (2,705)
Lyon County, Kansas (62)
One-lane traffic (7,422)
Owned by county (18,854)
Pony truss (15,049)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,585)
Structurally deficient (18,439)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,941)
Truss (29,442)
Wooden deck (5,862)

Update Log 

  • February 1, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

Sources 

  • Nick Schmiedeler

Comments 

Eagle Creek Bridge
Posted February 1, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

This one looks lost for some time. Like the toppled-over pillar. That makes all 3 Eagle Creek bridges in this vicinity officially lost.