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Wolfley Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Robert Elder in October 2008

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BH Photo #125832

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Queenpost pony truss bridge over Wolfley Creek, 4.9 mi. west and 0.5 mi. north of Granada
Location
Nemaha County, Kansas
Status
Lost
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Queenpost pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 41.0 ft.
Total length: 43.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.72567, -95.88145   (decimal degrees)
39°43'32" N, 95°52'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/253039/4401280 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Goff
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
10
Inventory numbers
KS 000660975103380 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18281 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 85.2 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built during 1910s (9,081)
Kansas (2,903)
Lost (20,685)
Lost during 2000s (3,826)
Nemaha County, Kansas (110)
One-lane traffic (7,527)
Owned by county (19,433)
Pony truss (15,399)
Queenpost truss (231)
Replaced by new bridge (13,551)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,452)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,381)
Truss (30,495)
Wooden deck (5,961)

Update Log 

  • January 27, 2012: Updated by Robert Elder: This bridge has been replaced.
  • April 12, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates.
  • October 13, 2008: New photos from Robert Elder
  • October 11, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited Overview, Design, and Design Description.

Sources 

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