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Marais des Cygnes River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Ron Reber in September 2016

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BH Photo #364939

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Marais des Cygnes River, 3.0 mi. north of Reading
Location
Lyon County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1940
Design
Polygonal Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 101.0 ft.
Total length: 103.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.56698, -95.96158   (decimal degrees)
38°34'01" N, 95°57'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/241969/4272884 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Reading
Inventory numbers
KS 000560967304968 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17999 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 47.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
10

Update Log 

  • September 18, 2016: New photos from Ron Reber
  • August 14, 2012: Updated by Robert Elder: Bridge Crosses the Marais des Cygnes River, not Hill Creek which is a tributary of the Marais des Cygnes.

Sources 

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