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Arkansas River Bridge

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Submitted by David Backlin

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Overview
Lost concrete arch bridge over Arkansas River on Douglas Avenue in Wichita
Location
Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1908; replaced 1999
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 73.2 ft.
Total length: 438.0 ft.
Deck width: 40.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.68333, -97.34333   (decimal degrees)
37°40'60" N, 97°20'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/646079/4171972 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wichita East
Inventory number
BH 18514 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2007)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 79.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
15,500

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  • February 16, 2009: New photo from David Backlin

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