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Big Bull Creek Bridge

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Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Big Bull Creek on 287th Street, north of Paola
Location
Miami County, Kansas
Status
replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1910, replaced 2000
Design
7 panel, riveted Camelback through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 152.8 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.60693, -94.88401   (decimal degrees)
38°36'25" N, 94°53'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/335954/4274841 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Paola West
Land survey
T. 16 S., R. 23 E., Sec. 32 & T. 17 S., Sec. 5
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
548
Inventory numbers
KS 000611085004920 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18106 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 97.7 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • April 15, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited Design and Design Description
  • April 5, 2010: Updated by Joshua Collins: changed status to lost, visited on April 3

Sources 

  • Joshua Collins - Bigjc1979 [at] aol [dot] com
  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Big Bull Creek Bridge
Posted April 15, 2010, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

KSHS page and photograph for this lost bridge:

http://khri.kansasgis.org/index.cfm?tab=details&in=121-0000-...