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Bethel Church Road Bridge

Photos 

Photo Credit: Miami County Minutes

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BH Photo #217042

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over a branch of Mound Creek on Bethel Church Rd., 2.0 mi. W and 0.9 mi. S of Beagle.
Location
Miami County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement.
History
Built ca. 1920
Design
Closed spandrel deck arch.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 35.1 ft.
Total length: 42.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.4 ft.
Also called
Branch of Mound Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.40453, -94.99205   (decimal degrees)
38°24'16" N, 94°59'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/326060/4252578 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Osawatomie
Inventory numbers
KS 000611073005189 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18111 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2011)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 46.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
75

Categories 

Arch (11,196)
Built during 1920s (8,774)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,607)
Deck arch (10,434)
Doomed (1,028)
Functionally obsolete (7,990)
Kansas (2,705)
Miami County, Kansas (80)
One-lane traffic (7,422)
Open (36,587)
Owned by county (18,855)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,861)

Update Log 

  • October 11, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • November 16, 2008: Updated by Rick Mattioni: Bridge location updated.

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