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Twin Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in December 2017

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BH Photo #415201

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Twin Creek, 7.9 mi. south and 3.0 mi. east of Osborne
Location
Osborne County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 61.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.32388, -98.63909   (decimal degrees)
39°19'26" N, 98°38'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/531108/4352780 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Osborne SW
Land survey
T. 8 S., R. 12 W., Sec. 27
Inventory numbers
KS 000710681003929 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18349 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 35.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
20

Update Log 

  • December 28, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

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Twin Creek Bridge
Posted December 28, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This is an interesting little bridge. It appears to be one of the region's paired angle bridges. It also features those unusual inriggers that are found in the area on occasion.

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

Bit of a longer and shorter pony here, lots of character, I like the supports disappearing under the old deck