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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
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
10
Inventory numbers
KS 000580923403460 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18058 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2013)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 26.5 (out of 100)
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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.