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South Broadway Overpass

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Overview
Concrete bridge over Rock Island Railroad on South Broadway
Location
Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1938
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Oklahoma, Kansas & Texas Railroad (OKT)
Design
Continuous concrete slab
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 23.0 ft.
Total length: 786.1 ft.
Deck width: 42.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.63028, -97.33417   (decimal degrees)
37°37'49" N, 97°20'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/646992/4166099 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wichita East
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
12,500
Inventory number
BH 45847 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2013)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 42.3 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • August 10, 2010: Added by Robert Elder

Sources 

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

Comments 

South Broadway Overpass
Posted October 28, 2014, by Mike Boehne (mikebon088 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

No, just a steel deck girder.

South Broadway Overpass
Posted October 23, 2014, by Robert Elder

Did they replace it with a steel arch?

South Broadway Overpass
Posted October 23, 2014, by Mike Boehne (mikebon088 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge is gone. Replacement is now open.

South Broadway Rock Island Railroad Bridge
Posted September 1, 2010, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

It appears that this bridge may be replaced in the near future - possibly with a steel arch.

http://blogs.kansas.com/gov/2010/08/24/wichita-officials-hop...

South Broadway Rock Island Railroad Bridge
Posted August 10, 2010, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

NBI does not consider this bridge to be NRHP eligible. It is notable for its large size, and for its association with US 81 and the Rock Island Railroad. With a construction date of 1938, it may possibly have some historic value.