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Irish Creek Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Robert Elder in April 2009

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BH Photo #136849

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Irish Creek, 3.0 mi. south and 1.5 mi. west of Vliets
Location
Marshall County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1910; lost 2014
Design
Pin-connected Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.9 ft.
Total length: 80.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.66808, -96.36404   (decimal degrees)
39°40'05" N, 96°21'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/726105/4394240 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Vermillion
Inventory numbers
KS 000580923403460 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18058 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2013)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 26.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
10

Update Log 

  • August 17, 2016: Updated by Robert Elder: Lost.
  • February 10, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates.
  • April 10, 2009: New photo from Robert Elder

Sources 

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

Comments 

Irish Creek Bridge
Posted August 17, 2016, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Those 10 (Likely less) cars a day going from nowhere to nowhere else will be well served!!!

Irish Creek Bridge
Posted August 17, 2016, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I am glad that I at least had time for a quick stop. This one has been demolished and replaced by a new bridge on a new alignment.