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Plum Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Ron Reber in September 2016

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BH Photo #364943

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Plum Creek on Old Highway 57
Location
Lyon County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1935; rehabilitated 1966
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 107.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.34749, -95.97705   (decimal degrees)
38°20'51" N, 95°58'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/239833/4248566 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hartford
Inventory number
BH 18003 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 42.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
25

Update Log 

  • September 18, 2016: New photos from Ron Reber
  • April 30, 2012: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited Design and Design description. This is a riveted Warren pony truss.

Sources 

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

Comments 

Plum Creek Bridge
Posted April 30, 2012, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge was extant as of October 2011. KSHS photographs can be viewed here: http://khri.kansasgis.org/index.cfm?in=111-471