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Branch Rabbit Creek Bridge

Photos 

This bridge is a riveted Warren pony truss.

Photo taken by Robert Elder in April 2005

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BH Photo #111788

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over a branch of Rabbit Creek, 3.5 mi. south and 0.3 mi. west of Louisburg
Location
Miami County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1915
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 62.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.58589, -94.68166   (decimal degrees)
38°35'09" N, 94°40'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/353531/4272164 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Louisburg
Inventory numbers
KS 000611105604945 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18114 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 37.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
78

Categories 

Built 1915 (1,135)
Built during 1910s (8,803)
Kansas (2,728)
Miami County, Kansas (80)
One-lane traffic (7,433)
Open (36,881)
Owned by county (18,920)
Pony truss (15,080)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,010)
Structurally deficient (18,550)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,522)
Truss (29,543)
Warren pony truss (2,956)
Warren truss (5,823)
Wooden deck (5,872)

Update Log 

  • January 25, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates.
  • February 27, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited "Design"
  • February 14, 2008: New photos from Robert Elder

Sources 

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