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Plum Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in November 2017

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BH Photo #410425

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Plum Creek, 2.4 mi. east and 1.5 mi. south of Beloit
Location
Mitchell County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1935
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 62.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.43717, -98.06675   (decimal degrees)
39°26'14" N, 98°04'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/580312/4365706 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Beloit
Land survey
T. 7 S., R. 7 W., Sec. 14
Inventory numbers
KS 000620741703780 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18165 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 42.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
40

Categories 

Built 1935 (1,664)
Built during 1930s (10,672)
Functionally obsolete (8,044)
Kansas (2,721)
Mitchell County, Kansas (37)
Open (36,837)
Owned by county (18,909)
Pony truss (15,069)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,980)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,507)
Truss (29,508)

Update Log 

  • November 8, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • October 2, 2015: Updated by David Backlin: Added Road Name

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Comments 

Plum Creek Bridge
Posted November 8, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

Solid pony, quick jog off HWY 24