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Carr Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in February 2018

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BH Photo #418267

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Carr Creek, 1.1 mi. east and 5.0 mi. north of Tipton
Location
Mitchell County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1904
Design
Bedstead Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 35.1 ft.
Total length: 92.8 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.40816, -98.44989   (decimal degrees)
39°24'29" N, 98°26'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/547360/4362216 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mill Creek
Land survey
T. 7 S., R. 10 W., Sec. 28
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
25
Inventory numbers
KS 000620701103820 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18154 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 26.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • February 18, 2018: Updated by Clark Vance: Changed 1912 build date to 1904 per NBI
  • February 17, 2018: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

Sources 

  • Nick Schmiedeler - nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com

Comments 

Carr Creek Bridge
Posted February 17, 2018, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

Great old bedstead, pretty solid, one of the few I've run into that I couldn't vibrate at all with a good push, fun homemade sign by a local bridge-appreciator