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Elk Creek Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Elk Creek, 1.5 mi. north and 1.0 mi. east of Long Island
Location
Phillips County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 52.2 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.97028, -99.51528   (decimal degrees)
39°58'13" N, 99°30'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/455996/4424585 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Long Island
Inventory numbers
KS 000740589003041 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18390 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 41.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
10

Categories 

Built during 1910s (8,748)
Kansas (2,693)
Open (36,537)
Owned by county (18,847)
Phillips County, Kansas (44)
Pony truss (15,049)
Queenpost truss (213)
Skewed (4,672)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,559)
Structurally deficient (18,415)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,430)
Truss (29,440)

Update Log 

  • January 16, 2017: Updated by Robert Elder: Added category "Queenpost truss"

Sources 

  • KHRI - Kansas Historical Resources Inventory.