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Black Vermillion River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Robert Elder in April 2009

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BH Photo #136839

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Black Vermillion River, 0.5 mi. north and 1.5 mi. east of Vliets
Location
Marshall County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Pin-connected Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 77.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.71968, -96.30513   (decimal degrees)
39°43'11" N, 96°18'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/730987/4400117 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Vermillion
Land survey
T. 4 S., R. 10 E., Sec. 9
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
10
Inventory numbers
KS 000580929503385 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18029 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 24.5 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built during 1910s (9,246)
Kansas (3,052)
Marshall County, Kansas (101)
Open (38,211)
Owned by county (20,051)
Pony truss (15,695)
Pratt pony truss (3,476)
Pratt truss (8,740)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,601)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,372)
Truss (31,226)
Wooden deck (6,003)

Update Log 

  • January 21, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates.
  • April 10, 2009: New photos from Robert Elder

Sources 

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