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Battle Creek Bridge

Photo 

Overview

Photo taken by Robert L Elder

BH Photo #103160

Map 

Facts 

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
Average daily traffic (as of 2001)
30
Inventory numbers
KS 000720783504302 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18352 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 23.2 (out of 100)
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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