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Ten Mile Creek Bridge

Photos 

A five panel, pin connected, Pratt through truss.

Photo taken by Robert Elder in March 2004

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BH Photo #111494

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Ten Mile Creek, 6.0 mi. north and 6.6 mi. west of Louisburg
Location
Miami County, Kansas
Status
No longer exists
History
Built ca. 1910; replaced 2004
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 82.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.70925, -94.80109   (decimal degrees)
38°42'33" N, 94°48'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/343398/4286052 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Spring Hill
Inventory numbers
KS 000611091904780 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18141 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2007)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 98.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
75

Categories 

Built during 1910s (8,803)
Kansas (2,728)
Lost (18,933)
Lost 2004 (466)
Lost during 2000s (3,757)
Miami County, Kansas (80)
One-lane traffic (7,433)
Owned by county (18,920)
Pratt through truss (4,624)
Pratt truss (8,069)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,879)
Through truss (12,948)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,998)
Truss (29,543)
Wooden deck (5,872)

Update Log 

  • March 17, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates for this lost bridge.
  • September 2, 2008: New photo from Ruth Reynolds
  • February 27, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited "Design"
  • February 7, 2008: New photos from Robert Elder

Sources 

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