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Ackerman Creek-Tumbleweed Rd. Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in July 2017

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Ackerman Creek on Tumbleweed Road, 1.5 mi. west of Vliets
Location
Marshall County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1930
Design
4-panel, riveted Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 64.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.71126, -96.36250   (decimal degrees)
39°42'41" N, 96°21'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/726096/4399036 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Vermillion
Land survey
T. 4 S., R. 9 E., Sec. 12
Inventory numbers
KS 000580923403400 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18025 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 28.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
80

Categories 

Built during 1930s (10,442)
Kansas (2,670)
Marshall County, Kansas (97)
Open (36,143)
Owned by county (18,712)
Pony truss (14,995)
Pratt pony truss (3,147)
Pratt truss (7,927)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,807)
Stone Abutments (19)
Structurally deficient (18,309)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,365)
Truss (29,283)
Wooden deck (5,842)

Update Log 

  • July 6, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

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Comments 

Ackerman Branch Creek Minor U.0-23.4 Bridge
Posted July 6, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

Solid pony just west of tiny town Vliets.