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Pennsylvania Avenue Bridge

Photos 

North Approach

Photo taken by David Backlin in July 2011

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BH Photo #203299

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Rock Creek on Pennsylvania Avenue in Independence
Location
Independence, Montgomery County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1911 by the Western Bridge Co.
Builder
- Western Bridge Co. of Harrisonville, Missouri
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Span length: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 49.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 2, 1985
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.21426, -95.70724   (decimal degrees)
37°12'51" N, 95°42'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/259773/4122074 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Independence
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
375
Inventory numbers
NRHP 85001437 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
KS 000630997206828 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18187 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Sufficiency rating: 38.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • July 5, 2011: New photos from David Backlin
  • July 4, 2011: Updated by David Backlin: Adjusted GPS

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