Rating:
3 votes

Middle Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Ruth Reynolds

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BH Photo #112321

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Middle Creek on 379th Street, 1.5 mi. south and 1.8 mi. west of New Lancaster
Location
Miami County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1907
Builder
- Kansas City Bridge Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 118.1 ft.
Total length: 120.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.43934, -94.76833   (decimal degrees)
38°26'22" N, 94°46'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/345670/4256042 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fontana
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
21
Inventory numbers
KS 000611097005145 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18126 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 17.7 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • December 4, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • December 3, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • January 18, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited Builders
  • November 9, 2008: New photo from Ruth Reynolds
  • February 27, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited "Design"

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Ruth Reynolds - ruthmusic [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Nick Schmiedeler - nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com

Comments 

Middle Creek Bridge
Posted December 4, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I am glad to see this one still in use. It is a great bridge in a scenic spot. It is becoming increasingly significant every year.

Middle Creek Bridge
Posted December 3, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

Old beauty!!