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Drum Creek Bridge

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Overview
Lost Pratt truss bridge over Drum Creek, 1.0 mi. south and 5.6 mi. east of Independence
Location
Montgomery County, Kansas
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Pratt through truss bracketed with Pratt ponies.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 71.0 ft.
Total length: 130.9 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.21016, -95.60848   (decimal degrees)
37°12'37" N, 95°36'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/268526/4121374 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Independence
Inventory numbers
KS 000631007606840 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18178 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2007)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
30

Update Log 

  • November 2, 2016: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated status to Lost as per forum post.

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Comments 

Drum Creek Bridge
Posted November 2, 2016, by Nick Schmiedeler

There is no bridge here. Middle of the road, no sign of existing or extant bridge anywhere nearby