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Mission Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in April 2019

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BH Photo #446395

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Mission Creek on Minor 17.9-A.0, 6.0 mi. west of Summerfield
Location
Marshall County, Kansas, and Gage County, Nebraska
Status
No longer exists
History
Built ca. 1930
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 111.8 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.00102, -96.46633   (decimal degrees)
40°00'04" N, 96°27'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/716282/4430945 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Liberty
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
30
Inventory numbers
KS 000580911903000 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18063 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 42.6 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • April 10, 2019: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • August 17, 2016: Updated by Robert Elder: Added Other Location - Gage County, Nebraska.

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nick Schmiedeler - nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com

Comments 

Mission Creek Bridge
Posted April 11, 2019, by Mike Kerkau (mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com)

Still open in late '16, and gone today - wonder if this was a collapse?

Mission Creek Bridge
Posted April 10, 2019, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

Yes indeed, Mike. Bit of a journey also.

Mission Creek Bridge
Posted April 10, 2019, by Mike Daffron (daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com)

Damn! Don't you just hate finding this sorta thing?