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Spring Valley Road Bridge

Photos 

Five panel, riveted, skewed Pratt pony truss.

Photo taken by Robert Elder in April 2005

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BH Photo #111784

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over North Wea Creek, 2.2 mi. north and 2.0 mi. west of Louisburg
Location
Miami County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1920
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 96.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.65369, -94.71293   (decimal degrees)
38°39'13" N, 94°42'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/350948/4279739 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bucyrus
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
81
Inventory numbers
KS 000611103004848 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18131 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 48.1 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built during 1920s (9,085)
Kansas (2,845)
Miami County, Kansas (79)
Open (37,194)
Owned by county (19,013)
Pony truss (15,191)
Pratt pony truss (3,225)
Pratt truss (8,182)
Skewed (4,777)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,962)
Structurally deficient (18,021)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,108)
Truss (29,885)

Update Log 

  • March 17, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates
  • February 27, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited "Design"
  • February 14, 2008: New photo from Robert Elder

Sources 

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