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Big Hill Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in July 2017

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BH Photo #398805

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Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Big Hill Creek on a local road, 1.0 mi. south and 0.5 mi. east of Liberty
Location
Montgomery County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Replaced 1992
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.9 ft.
Total length: 78.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.13667, -95.58500   (decimal degrees)
37°08'12" N, 95°35'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/270387/4113161 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Liberty
Inventory numbers
KS 000631009506940 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 41072 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/1991)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 19.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1991)
10

Update Log 

  • July 30, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

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  • Nick Schmiedeler

Comments 

Big Hill Creek Bridge
Posted July 30, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

Only reason I posted these photos is because thought there was a good chance they used the supports and original guts of old pony bridge that was removed