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Spring Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in July 2017

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Spring Creek, 1.5 mi. north and 3.0 mi. west of Republic
Location
Republic County, Kansas
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1891
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.9 ft.
Total length: 75.1 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.94667, -97.87500   (decimal degrees)
39°56'48" N, 97°52'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/596105/4422443 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Scandia NW
Inventory numbers
KS 000790763003068 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18438 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2007)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 25.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
10

Categories 

19th Century (6,118)
Built 1891 (181)
Built during 1890s (2,442)
Closed (2,406)
Kansas (2,670)
One-lane traffic (7,409)
Owned by county (18,712)
Pony truss (14,995)
Republic County, Kansas (38)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,351)
Structurally deficient (18,309)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,860)
Truss (29,283)
Wooden deck (5,842)

Update Log 

  • July 5, 2017: New photo from Nick Schmiedeler

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  • Nick Schmiedeler

Comments 

Spring Creek Bridge
Posted July 5, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

This one has in fact been replaced by a culvert, looks like recently, opens up both ends of the road though which may have been a key issue in it's demise creating necessary through traffic

Spring Creek Bridge
Posted July 5, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This one seems to have been dropped from the NBI. It may have been replaced by a culvert, or it may be closed and rusting in peace.