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Battle Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Robert L Elder

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Overview
Bedstead pony truss bridge over Battle Creek on Golden Road
Location
Ottawa County, Kansas
Status
Closed to traffic
History
Built 1909
Design
Pin-connected, 4-panel Pratt bedstead pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 64.0 ft.
Total length: 97.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.05592, -97.67845   (decimal degrees)
39°03'21" N, 97°40'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/614347/4323813 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Minneapolis South
Inventory numbers
KS 000720783504302 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18352 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2015)
Deck condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 23.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2001)
30

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2016: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated status to closed.
  • January 20, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates.
  • October 11, 2006: Posted photo from Robert L Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com