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Branch Black Vermillion River-Utah Rd. Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in July 2017

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BH Photo #395943

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Facts 

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
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
10
Inventory numbers
KS 000580935203420 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18036 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 25.5 (out of 100)
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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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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.