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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
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
45
Inventory numbers
KS 000611073005189 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18111 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2008)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 45.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Arch (11,366)
Built during 1920s (9,205)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,710)
Deck arch (10,615)
Doomed (1,050)
Functionally obsolete (7,704)
Kansas (2,873)
Miami County, Kansas (79)
One-lane traffic (7,520)
Open (37,741)
Owned by county (19,163)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,343)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,309)

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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Comments 

Bethel Church Road Bridge
Posted June 11, 2018, by Doug McDougal (lornargyll [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge is no more--replaced with a new one by Miami County.