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Eagle Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in December 2017

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BH Photo #415217

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Eagle Creek, 3.0 mi. south and 5.8 mi. east of Natoma
Location
Osborne County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.8 ft.
Total length: 52.2 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.14778, -98.92194   (decimal degrees)
39°08'52" N, 98°55'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/506744/4333178 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Paradise NW
Land survey
T. 10 S., R. 14 W., Sec. 30
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
10
Inventory numbers
KS 000710649804180 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18341 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 25.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built during 1910s (9,035)
Kansas (2,887)
One-lane traffic (7,522)
Open (37,740)
Osborne County, Kansas (24)
Owned by county (19,218)
Pony truss (15,287)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,272)
Structurally deficient (17,662)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,727)
Truss (30,165)
Wooden deck (5,909)

Update Log 

  • December 28, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • January 18, 2017: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited Overview.
  • July 20, 2016: Updated by Clark Vance: Pony truss based on aerial photo

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nick Schmiedeler - nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com

Comments 

Eagle Creek Bridge
Posted December 28, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

Long queenpost, still open road and bridge. Rusty beaut.