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South Cottonwood River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Ron Reber in July 2017

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BH Photo #397111

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over South Cottonwood River on Goldenrod Road, 1.5 mi. west and 2.0 mi. south of Hillsboro
Location
Marion County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement.
History
Built ca. 1930
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 51.8 ft.
Deck width: 16.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.31259, -97.24283   (decimal degrees)
38°18'45" N, 97°14'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/653623/4241959 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hillsboro
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
20
Inventory numbers
KS 000570831005324 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18023 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 47.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built during 1930s (11,749)
Cottonwood River (Kansas) (27)
Doomed (1,074)
Fence guardrail (254)
Have street view (26,952)
Kansas (3,192)
Marion County, Kansas (91)
Open (39,894)
Owned by county (20,786)
Pony truss (16,187)
Pratt pony truss (3,638)
Pratt truss (9,301)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,671)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,300)
Truss (32,804)

Update Log 

  • December 9, 2020: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • July 18, 2017: New photos from Ron Reber
  • July 14, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Added to Cottonwood River (Kansas) category
  • March 9, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Added Street View link

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