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Mute Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in April 2017

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BH Photo #386458

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Mute Creek, 3.0 mi. south and 1.2 mi. east of Osage City
Location
Osage County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 42.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.58000, -95.82000   (decimal degrees)
38°34'48" N, 95°49'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/254351/4273941 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Osage City SE
Inventory numbers
KS 000700983104960 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18327 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2013)
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: 20.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
40

Categories 

Built during 1910s (8,759)
Kansas (2,702)
One-lane traffic (7,424)
Open (36,584)
Osage County, Kansas (40)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pony truss (15,052)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,581)
Structurally deficient (18,433)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,860)
Truss (29,448)
Wooden deck (5,864)

Update Log 

  • April 12, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

Sources 

  • Nick Schmiedeler

Comments 

Mute Creek Bridge
Posted April 12, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

Dang. Aggravating. Might have missed this one today by just a few weeks. Gone now.