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Badger Creek Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Badger Creek, 1.8 mi. east of Lang
Location
Lyon County, Kansas
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.0 ft.
Total length: 41.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.46333, -96.04667   (decimal degrees)
38°27'48" N, 96°02'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/757680/4261357 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lang
Inventory numbers
KS 000560957805120 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17988 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2007)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
30

Categories 

Built during 1910s (8,762)
Kansas (2,706)
Lost (18,697)
Lyon County, Kansas (62)
One-lane traffic (7,424)
Owned by county (18,857)
Pony truss (15,054)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Structurally deficient (18,436)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,862)
Truss (29,451)
Wooden deck (5,864)

Update Log 

  • July 11, 2016: Updated by Robert Elder: Lost.

Sources 

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

Comments 

Badger Creek Bridge
Posted July 11, 2016, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I think you are right. I will change the status to lost.

Badger Creek Bridge
Posted July 11, 2016, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

I see an abutment with no bridge on the straight alignment. Looks like they took the long way around to ford the stream.

Badger Creek Bridge
Posted July 11, 2016, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This page is a duplicate.

http://bridgehunter.com/ks/lyon/000000000560610/

Bridge is probably lost, but current aerial imagery is ambiguous due to trees.