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Spring Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Spring Creek, 2.4 mi. west of Wetmore
Location
Nemaha County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 37.1 ft.
Total length: 64.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.63833, -95.85500   (decimal degrees)
39°38'18" N, 95°51'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/254998/4391512 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wetmore
Inventory numbers
KS 000660977603500 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18247 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2013)
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: 26.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
10

Categories 

Built during 1910s (8,807)
Kansas (2,731)
Lost (18,949)
Nemaha County, Kansas (110)
Owned by county (18,928)
Pony truss (15,088)
Replaced by new bridge (12,573)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,740)
Structurally deficient (18,555)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,528)
Truss (29,557)
Wooden deck (5,873)

Update Log 

  • July 22, 2016: Updated by Robert Elder: Lost.

Sources 

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

Comments 

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

If you look at the July 2013 Google Streetview, you will see a crane next to the old bridge...