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Jack Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Kingpost pony truss bridge over Jack Creek, 1.5 mi. south and 4.0 mi. east of Long Island
Location
Phillips County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Kingpost pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 35.1 ft.
Total length: 37.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.92972, -99.44972   (decimal degrees)
39°55'47" N, 99°26'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/461572/4420053 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Woodruff
Inventory numbers
KS 000740595303100 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18392 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2015)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 91.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
10

Categories 

Built during 1910s (8,744)
Kansas (2,693)
Kingpost truss (136)
One-lane traffic (7,421)
Open (36,528)
Owned by county (18,846)
Phillips County, Kansas (44)
Pony truss (15,046)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,549)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,838)
Truss (29,433)

Update Log 

  • December 14, 2016: Updated by Robert Elder: This is a Kingpost pony truss.

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • KHRI - Kansas Historical Resources Inventory.

Comments 

Jack Creek Bridge
Posted January 16, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

According to the NBI, this bridge was rehabilitated in 2015. It may have been replaced, so you might find a UCEB if you visit. It was still in place as of the most recent Google Imagery.

According the KHRI, this Kingpost was not eligible for the NRHP.