Rating:
3 votes

Rock Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Ruth Reynolds in February 2009

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BH Photo #134744

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Rock Creek, 8.7 mi. west and 2.3 mi. north of Hillsdale
Location
Miami County, Kansas
Status
Closed to all traffic
Builder
- Kansas City Bridge Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
Pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 79.0 ft.
Total length: 81.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.69822, -95.00890   (decimal degrees)
38°41'54" N, 95°00'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/325301/4285203 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wellsville
Inventory numbers
KS 000611069504788 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18137 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2007)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 15.0 (out of 100)

Update Log 

  • March 4, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates
  • January 18, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited Builders
  • March 2, 2009: New photos from Ruth Reynolds

Sources 

  • Ruth Reynolds - ruthmusic [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Rock Creek Bridge
Posted March 3, 2009, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge was open to traffic as recently as 1997.