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Robidoux Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Robert Elder in April 2009

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BH Photo #136842

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Robidoux Creek on Sunflower Road, 1.0 mi. north and 1.3 mi. west of Frankfort
Location
Marshall County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1910 by the King Bridge Co.
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 67.9 ft.
Total length: 111.8 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 22, 2003
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.72583, -96.44092   (decimal degrees)
39°43'33" N, 96°26'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/719327/4400458 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Frankfort
Inventory numbers
NRHP 03000474 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
KS 000580915203380 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18077 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2015)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 24.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
10

Categories 

Built 1910 (1,028)
Built during 1910s (8,744)
Kansas (2,693)
King Bridge Co. (284)
Marshall County, Kansas (97)
NR-listed (2,844)
Open (36,527)
Owned by county (18,846)
Pin-connected (3,199)
Pony truss (15,046)
Pratt pony truss (3,180)
Pratt truss (8,016)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,889)
Structurally deficient (18,407)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,635)
Truss (29,433)
Wooden deck (5,863)

Update Log 

  • August 17, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • March 4, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates
  • April 10, 2009: New photos from Robert Elder

Sources 

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