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Soldier Creek Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in September 2017

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BH Photo #401574

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Soldier Creek, 4.5 mi. west and 0.6 mi. south of Burlingame
Location
Osage County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1950
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 71.8 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.74517, -95.92749   (decimal degrees)
38°44'43" N, 95°55'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/245572/4292568 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Miller
Inventory numbers
KS 000700971004726 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18330 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 54.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
40

Categories 

Built during 1950s (3,358)
Functionally obsolete (8,050)
Kansas (2,730)
Open (36,892)
Osage County, Kansas (40)
Owned by county (18,922)
Pony truss (15,085)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,015)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,526)
Truss (29,552)

Update Log 

  • September 3, 2017: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: fixed pin
  • September 3, 2017: New photo from Nick Schmiedeler

Sources 

  • Nick Schmiedeler - nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Soldier Creek Bridge
Posted September 3, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

Not sure I understand what happened here, no bridge at this pinned location. Built 1950?