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West Branch Gypsum Creek Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over W. Branch Gypsum Creek on Whitmore Road, 0.5 mi. west and 0.7 mi. south of Kipp
Location
Saline County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by either a low water crossing or a culvert
History
Built ca. 1920
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 69.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.77417, -97.46417   (decimal degrees)
38°46'27" N, 97°27'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/633415/4292836 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kipp
Inventory numbers
KS 000850807004687 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18507 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2007)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 24.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
22

Categories 

Built during 1920s (8,865)
Kansas (2,728)
Lost (18,931)
One-lane traffic (7,433)
Owned by county (18,919)
Pony truss (15,080)
Replaced by new bridge (12,560)
Saline County, Kansas (45)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,730)
Structurally deficient (18,550)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,516)
Truss (29,538)
Wooden deck (5,872)

Update Log 

  • August 20, 2016: Updated by Tony Dillon: Replaced

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