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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 #434882

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Deer Creek on E. 1000 Road, 1.5 mi. north and 1.0 mi. west of Kirwin
Location
Phillips County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 53.1 ft.
Total length: 55.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.69778, -99.14111   (decimal degrees)
39°41'52" N, 99°08'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/487901/4394223 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kirwin Reservoir
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
10
Inventory numbers
KS 000740629003421 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18389 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 25 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built during 1910s (9,243)
Kansas (3,046)
Lost (22,238)
Lost 2018 (148)
Lost during 2010s (2,876)
One-lane traffic (7,535)
Owned by county (20,046)
Phillips County, Kansas (44)
Pony truss (15,692)
Replaced by new bridge (14,832)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,601)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,973)
Truss (31,215)

Update Log 

  • September 20, 2018: New photo from Nick Schmiedeler

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Deer Creek Bridge
Posted September 20, 2018, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

This one is currently in the process of being replaced. Another one bites the dust.