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Turkey Creek Bridge

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Turkey Creek bridge

Photo taken by Mike LeMasters in July 2010

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BH Photo #170187

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Turkey Creek on 16th. Avenue, 2.0 mi. east and 5.6 mi. south of Mcpherson
Location
McPherson County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1930
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 42.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.25861, -97.62944   (decimal degrees)
38°15'31" N, 97°37'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/619910/4235397 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
McPherson South
Inventory numbers
KS 000590789005402 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18101 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2012)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 43.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
30

Categories 

Built during 1930s (10,579)
Have street view (22,086)
Kansas (2,702)
Lost (18,690)
McPherson County, Kansas (27)
One-lane traffic (7,424)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pony truss (15,052)
Pratt pony truss (3,180)
Pratt truss (8,020)
Replaced by new bridge (12,386)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,581)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,860)
Truss (29,448)

Update Log 

  • February 4, 2017: Updated by Robert Elder: Lost.
  • January 24, 2013: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • July 25, 2010: New photo from Mike LeMasters
  • March 12, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Added Street View

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike LeMasters
  • Nathan Holth