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Cottonwood River Bridge

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Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Cottonwood River, 0.5 mi. north and 2.5 mi. west of Marion
Location
Marion County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in 2006
History
Built ca. 1920
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 64.9 ft.
Total length: 96.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.36585, -97.07700   (decimal degrees)
38°21'57" N, 97°04'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/667999/4248158 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Marion
Land survey
T. 19 S., R. 3 E., Sec. 26 and 27
Elevation
1300 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
KS 000570849005248 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18016 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2002)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 26.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1999)
22

Update Log 

  • July 27, 2016: Updated by Clark Vance: NBI and replacement date.
  • March 9, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Added Street View for this lost bridge

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com