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East Fork Wolf Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost deck truss bridge over East Fork Wolf Creek on Amherst Road, 1.0 mi. east of Lucas
Location
Russell County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1920
Design
Deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 41.0 ft.
Total length: 127.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.06008, -98.52163   (decimal degrees)
39°03'36" N, 98°31'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/541388/4323552 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lucas
Inventory numbers
KS 000840693204300 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18472 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 89.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
35

Categories 

Built during 1920s (8,751)
Deck truss (1,503)
Kansas (2,693)
Lost (18,649)
Owned by county (18,846)
Replaced by new bridge (12,349)
Russell County, Kansas (33)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,549)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,232)
Truss (29,433)
Wooden deck (5,863)

Update Log 

  • October 17, 2016: Updated by Robert Elder: Lost.

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

East Fork Wolf Creek Bridge
Posted October 17, 2016, by Nick Schmiedeler

This bridge is no longer. In fact there are no traces of it....walked 100 yards both directions on and near creek bank off Amherst - only bridge crossing is a modern cement slab now.