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Neosho River Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in March 2017

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Neosho River, 1.5 mi. south of White City
Location
Morris County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 54.1 ft.
Total length: 54.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.76227, -96.72332   (decimal degrees)
38°45'44" N, 96°43'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/697810/4292857 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
White City
Inventory numbers
KS 000640887004704 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18205 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2016)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 24.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
40

Categories 

Built during 1910s (8,443)
Kansas (2,665)
Morris County, Kansas (32)
Neosho River (43)
Open (35,524)
Owned by county (18,484)
Pony truss (14,706)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,601)
Structurally deficient (18,166)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,170)
Truss (28,853)
Wooden deck (5,825)

Update Log 

  • March 16, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

Sources 

  • Nick Schmiedeler

Comments 

Neosho River Bridge
Posted March 16, 2017, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Nice pony

Neosho River Bridge
Posted March 16, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This one has been altered a bit, but it is still a great pony truss. Nice find!

Neosho River Bridge
Posted March 16, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

Interesting abutments on this one....packed tight, and also, crumbling. Pretty spot.