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Prairie Dog Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Robert Elder in July 2008

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BH Photo #116301

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Prairie Dog Creek on W. Dakota Road, 0.5 mi. north and 0.5 mi. east of Long Island
Location
Phillips County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 42.0 ft.
Total length: 44.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.95871, -99.52275   (decimal degrees)
39°57'31" N, 99°31'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/455351/4423305 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Long Island
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
20
Inventory numbers
KS 000740587703060 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18399 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 28.5 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built during 1910s (9,240)
Kansas (3,045)
Open (38,201)
Owned by county (20,045)
Phillips County, Kansas (44)
Pony truss (15,690)
Riveted (2,052)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,944)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,704)
Truss (31,212)
Warren pony truss (3,194)
Warren truss (6,244)

Update Log 

  • March 4, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Made slight adjustment to GPS Coordinates.
  • July 14, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited categories
  • July 1, 2008: New photos from Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com