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Muddy Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Robert Elder in October 2008

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BH Photo #125821

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Queenpost pony truss bridge over Muddy Creek, 1.0 mi. west of Granada
Location
Nemaha County, Kansas
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built ca. 1930
Design
Queenpost pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 59.0 ft.
Total length: 106.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.71776, -95.80771   (decimal degrees)
39°43'04" N, 95°48'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/259332/4400201 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wetmore
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
10
Inventory numbers
KS 000660983003386 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18232 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2012)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 23.5 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built during 1930s (11,244)
Kansas (3,052)
Lost (22,250)
Nemaha County, Kansas (110)
Owned by county (20,051)
Pony truss (15,694)
Queenpost truss (237)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,601)
Structurally deficient (15,854)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,989)
Truss (31,223)
Wooden deck (6,003)

Update Log 

  • October 31, 2013: Updated by Robert Elder: Well, this one is gone too.
  • February 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