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Crow Creek Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in April 2019

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BH Photo #446407

Map 

Description 

Replaced. Bummer.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Crow Creek, 15.0 mi. north and 1.0 mi. east of Gretna
Location
Phillips County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 68.9 ft.
Total length: 69.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.98039, -99.19310   (decimal degrees)
39°58'49" N, 99°11'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/483512/4425598 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kensington NW
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
10
Inventory numbers
KS 000740623203026 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18382 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2014)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 25 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built during 1910s (9,246)
Kansas (3,052)
Lost (22,255)
One-lane traffic (7,535)
Owned by county (20,051)
Phillips County, Kansas (44)
Pony truss (15,695)
Replaced by new bridge (14,845)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,601)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,974)
Truss (31,226)

Update Log 

  • April 10, 2019: New photo from Nick Schmiedeler
  • December 14, 2016: Updated by Robert Elder: Moved the pin from a cowpasture to a nearby pony truss - hopefully the correct pony truss.

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nick Schmiedeler - nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com

Comments 

Crow Creek Bridge
Posted April 10, 2019, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

Replaced. Bummer.