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Deer Creek Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Deer Creek, 1.0 mi. south and 2.0 mi. west of Berwick
Location
Nemaha County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1900
Builder
- George E. King Bridge Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 36.1 ft.
Total length: 61.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.91584, -95.88237   (decimal degrees)
39°54'57" N, 95°52'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/253641/4422394 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bern
Inventory numbers
KS 000660975003108 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18271 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 23.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
10

Update Log 

  • July 23, 2016: Updated by Robert Elder: Fixed creek name, edited built date.
  • July 22, 2016: Updated by Robert Elder: Added categories "Bedstead", "George E. King Bridge Co."

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Deer Creek Bridge
Posted July 23, 2016, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Good catch, anonymous.

Unnamed Creek Bridge
Posted July 23, 2016, by Anonymous

Unnamed Creek Bridge ... across Deer Creek.

Unnamed Creek Bridge
Posted July 22, 2016, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This one still exists - for now. It is a rare example of a Bedstead built by George King.

KHRI link:

http://khri.kansasgis.org/index.cfm?in=131-0000-00202