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Limestone Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler

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BH Photo #432831

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Limestone Creek, 1.5 mi. west and 4.5 mi. north of Glen Elder
Location
Mitchell County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 97.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.56652, -98.34307   (decimal degrees)
39°33'59" N, 98°20'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/556428/4379853 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Glen Elder North
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
25
Inventory numbers
KS 000620711803600 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18161 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 30 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1905 (744)
Built during 1900s (6,559)
Kansas (2,892)
Mitchell County, Kansas (37)
One-lane traffic (7,522)
Open (37,745)
Owned by county (19,222)
Pony truss (15,290)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,273)
Structurally deficient (17,658)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,181)
Truss (30,168)
Wooden deck (5,909)

Update Log 

  • August 7, 2018: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

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Limestone Creek Bridge
Posted August 7, 2018, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

Found a group of photos I forgot to post with visit - Feb., 2018. Old beauty, still open then.