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Branch Black Vermillion River-Utah Rd. Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in July 2017

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over a branch of Black Vermillion River, 1.5 mi. south and 0.5 mi. east of Vermillion
Location
Marshall County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
3-panel, pinned Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 47.9 ft.
Total length: 64.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.69652, -96.25370   (decimal degrees)
39°41'47" N, 96°15'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/735474/4397680 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Vermillion
Land survey
T. 4 S., R. 10 E., Sec. 13
Inventory numbers
KS 000580935203420 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18036 (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: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 25.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
10

Update Log 

  • July 6, 2017: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • July 6, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

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  • Nick Schmiedeler

Comments 

Branch Black Vermillion River-Utah Rd. Bridge
Posted July 6, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Interesting lattice-less verticals.

Branch Black Vermillion River Bridge
Posted July 6, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

Bit of a sketchy pony but still open....holes in the timbers, horizontals a little banged up. Lots of character.