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Railroad Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in April 2017

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BH Photo #386507

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Railroad on Minor Col 171
Location
Osage County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1930
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 27.9 ft.
Total length: 176.8 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.47778, -95.70222   (decimal degrees)
38°28'40" N, 95°42'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/264279/4262287 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Waverly NW
Inventory numbers
KS 000700995305100 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 47654 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 56.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
45

Categories 

Beam (11,969)
Built 1930 (1,604)
Built during 1930s (10,583)
Kansas (2,706)
Open (36,590)
Osage County, Kansas (40)
Owned by county (18,857)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Timber stringer (3,343)
Total length 175-250 feet (3,768)

Update Log 

  • April 12, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • January 12, 2011: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nick Schmiedeler

Comments 

Railroad Bridge
Posted April 12, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

Wo, what a monster..... driving across this open bridge is very precarious, need to go very slow.... could see boards moving underneath my car tires. A gigantic beauty in Osage County on the curve, even better.