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Cold Water Springs Road Bridge


Overview, looking Southwest

A cement pillar at every floor beam.

Photo taken by Joshua Collins in January 2010


BH Photo #154284


Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Poney Creek on Cold Water Springs Rd.
Miami County, Kansas
Removed but not replaced
Warren pony truss
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 63.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.64251, -94.62048   (decimal degrees)
38°38'33" N, 94°37'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/358972/4278352 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
West Line
Inventory numbers
KS 000611113004864 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18133 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2009)
Sufficiency rating: 17 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com


Kansas (3,287)
Lost (31,171)
Miami County, Kansas (79)
One-lane traffic (8,094)
Owned by county (21,934)
Pony truss (17,468)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,645)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,813)
Truss (37,767)
Warren pony truss (3,623)
Warren truss (7,162)
Wooden deck (6,248)

Update Log 

  • February 17, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated status to lost, verified by satellite view.
  • February 5, 2010: New photos from Joshua Collins


  • Joshua Collins - Bigjc1979 [at] aol [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com


Poney Creek Cold Water Springs Rd. Bridge
Posted February 17, 2021, by Topher

Looking at Google Maps, I fear this bridge is gone.

Poney Creek Cold Water Springs Rd. Bridge
Posted February 6, 2010, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This is a rather interesting bridge. I suspect that the cement pylons are a later addition. The bridge is either not functioning as a truss, or it has become a continuous pony truss.