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North Fork Solomon River Bridge

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Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over North Fork Solomon River, 1.0 mi. south and 1.0 mi. east of Glade
Location
Phillips County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 119.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.66901, -99.29032   (decimal degrees)
39°40'08" N, 99°17'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/500000/4391131 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Phillipsburg South
Inventory numbers
KS 000740613003449 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18396 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2013)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 30.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
15

Categories 

Built during 1910s (8,759)
Kansas (2,705)
One-lane traffic (7,422)
Open (36,593)
Owned by county (18,855)
Phillips County, Kansas (44)
Pony truss (15,049)
Pratt pony truss (3,172)
Pratt truss (8,008)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,804)
Structurally deficient (18,441)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,650)
Truss (29,442)
Wooden deck (5,862)

Update Log 

  • December 14, 2016: Updated by Robert Elder: Appears to be a Pratt pony truss per satellite imagery.

Sources 

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