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Valley Brook Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Kevin Anderson

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BH Photo #233622

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Facts 

Overview
Stringer bridge over Valley Brook Creek, 1.0 mi. north and 3.1 mi. west of Michigan Valley
Location
Osage County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1960
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 184.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.69500, -95.58500   (decimal degrees)
38°41'42" N, 95°35'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/275185/4286103 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Vassar
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
100
Inventory numbers
KS 000701007804800 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18335 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 59.9 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Beam (13,544)
Built during 1960s (1,849)
Kansas (2,903)
Open (37,869)
Osage County, Kansas (61)
Owned by county (19,422)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,337)
Steel stringer (5,338)
Total length 175-250 feet (3,956)

Update Log 

  • June 21, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden

Comments 

Valley Brook Creek Bridge
Posted June 22, 2012, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Maybe i'm missing something in the photo. Why is this considered a pony truss rather than a simple beam?

Valley Brook Creek Bridge
Posted June 21, 2012, by Kevin Anderson (iamcreated [at] att [dot] net)

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