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Vermillion Creek Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler

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BH Photo #413604

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Vermillion Creek on a local road, 2.0 mi. north and 1.0 mi. east of Havensville
Location
Pottawatomie County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 48.9 ft.
Total length: 94.2 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.54709, -96.05449   (decimal degrees)
39°32'50" N, 96°03'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/753102/4381634 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Havensville
Land survey
T. 6 S., R. 12 E., Sec. 10
Inventory numbers
KS 000750957003623 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 41149 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/1989)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 37.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1975)
10

Categories 

Built during 1910s (8,807)
Kansas (2,731)
Open (36,905)
Owned by county (18,928)
Pony truss (15,088)
Pottawatomie County, Kansas (24)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,740)
Structurally deficient (18,555)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,001)
Truss (29,557)

Update Log 

  • December 15, 2017: New photo from Nick Schmiedeler
  • April 24, 2017: Updated by Kevin Skow: Fixed location. Based on satellite imagery, it appears to still exist and it open

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Comments 

Vermillion Creek Bridge
Posted December 15, 2017, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

I think the pin was too far south. I moved it to a likely spot.

Vermillion Creek Bridge
Posted December 15, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

hmmmm...this is what is located at that droppef pin - concrete slab on possibly older stone abutments