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Deer Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in August 2018

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BH Photo #434831

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Deer Creek on E. 500 Road, 2.0 mi. south and 5.0 mi. east of Phillipsburg
Location
Phillips County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 78.1 ft.
Total length: 80.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.72663, -99.23535   (decimal degrees)
39°43'36" N, 99°14'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/479830/4397443 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kirwin Reservoir
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
15
Inventory numbers
KS 000740619003381 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18386 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 27 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built during 1910s (9,240)
Kansas (3,045)
One-lane traffic (7,535)
Open (38,203)
Owned by county (20,045)
Phillips County, Kansas (44)
Pony truss (15,690)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,176)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,371)
Truss (31,212)

Update Log 

  • September 19, 2018: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

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Comments 

Deer Creek Bridge
Posted September 19, 2018, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

This one pretty dang remote considering close to a decent size town - looks older than 1910, tall sucker, solid