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Badger Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Ron Reber in September 2016

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BH Photo #364949

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Badger Creek, 3.0 mi. west and 3.0 mi. north of Neosho Rapids
Location
Lyon County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1940
Design
Pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 55.1 ft.
Total length: 57.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.41993, -96.05452   (decimal degrees)
38°25'12" N, 96°03'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/757149/4256518 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
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Inventory numbers
KS 000560957305180 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17987 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 47.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
20

Categories 

5-panel truss (453)
Built during 1940s (3,613)
Functionally obsolete (8,050)
Kansas (2,731)
Lyon County, Kansas (62)
One-lane traffic (7,434)
Open (36,900)
Owned by county (18,928)
Pin-connected (3,308)
Pony truss (15,088)
Pratt pony truss (3,200)
Pratt truss (8,071)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,017)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,528)
Truss (29,557)

Update Log 

  • September 18, 2016: New photos from Ron Reber

Sources 

  • Ron Reber