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Smoky Hill River Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Smoky Hill River on a local road, 3.0 mi. east and 3.0 mi. south of Dorrance
Location
Russell County, Kansas
Status
Removed but not replaced
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 88.9 ft.
Total length: 330.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.81000, -98.54333   (decimal degrees)
38°48'36" N, 98°32'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/539649/4295791 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dorrance
Inventory numbers
KS 000840691004644 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 41163 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Functionally obsolete (7,182)
Kansas (3,046)
Lost (22,238)
Pony truss (15,692)
Russell County, Kansas (34)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,176)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,884)
Truss (31,215)

Update Log 

  • January 6, 2012: Updated by Tony Dillon: Bridge is gone with no replacement, confirmed by satellite

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