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Middle Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Ruth Reynolds

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Middle Creek, 1.3 mi. south and 1.0 mi. west of Beagle
Location
Miami County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 71.8 ft.
Deck width: 11.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.39833, -94.97500   (decimal degrees)
38°23'54" N, 94°58'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/327534/4251859 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Osawatomie
Inventory numbers
KS 000611075005203 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18125 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2012)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
85

Categories 

Doomed (986)
Kansas (2,332)
Miami County, Kansas (68)
One-lane traffic (7,208)
Open (31,337)
Owned by county (17,118)
Pony truss (13,616)
Span length 50-75 feet (7,566)
Structurally deficient (17,187)
Total length 50-75 feet (7,318)
Truss (25,627)
Warren pony truss (2,243)
Warren truss (4,575)
Wooden deck (5,586)

Update Log 

  • January 24, 2014: Updated by Robert Elder: This bridge is doomed.
  • February 27, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited "Design"

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Middle Creek Bridge
Posted January 24, 2014, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

KSHS Link with demolition information:

http://khri.kansasgis.org/index.cfm?in=121-347