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South Fork Nemaha River Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in November 2017

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BH Photo #410376

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over South Fork Nemaha River, 5.0 mi. north and 3.0 mi. west of Kelly
Location
Nemaha County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1930
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 162.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.81265, -96.06069   (decimal degrees)
39°48'46" N, 96°03'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/751602/4411097 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Seneca
Inventory numbers
KS 000660955503260 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18244 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2012)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 28.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
10

Categories 

Built during 1930s (10,672)
Kansas (2,721)
Lost (18,861)
Nemaha County, Kansas (110)
Owned by county (18,907)
Pony truss (15,068)
Replaced by new bridge (12,519)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,867)
Structurally deficient (18,540)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,296)
Truss (29,506)
Wooden deck (5,869)

Update Log 

  • November 7, 2017: New photo from Nick Schmiedeler

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South Fork Nemaha River Bridge
Posted November 7, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

aaaaah....replaced. Concrete trumps iron again 😔