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Shunganunga Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in December 2016

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BH Photo #372397

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Shunganunga Creek on Clay Street
Location
Ashland, Shawnee County, Kansas
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built ca. 1928; Removed sometime after 1992
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 118.1 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.02859, -95.69153   (decimal degrees)
39°01'43" N, 95°41'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/267011/4323397 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 41176 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/1990)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 18.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1988)
150

Update Log 

  • December 9, 2016: Updated by Robert Elder: Added category "Topeka, Kansas"
  • December 9, 2016: New photo from Neil Krout
  • December 8, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added GPS, city, and estimated removal date
  • December 8, 2016: Updated by Dana and Kay Klein: Changed Status per field visit by Nick
  • December 8, 2016: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

Sources 

  • Nick Schmiedeler
  • Dana and Kay Klein
  • Luke
  • Neil Krout - kickinpony [dot] 66 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Shunganunga Creek Bridge
Posted December 9, 2016, by Anonymous

Its trips like THIS whether or not a treasure at the end that probably got you nominated ! Congratulations!

Shunganunga Creek Bridge
Posted December 8, 2016, by Anonymous

Map pin?

Shunganunga Creek Bridge
Posted December 8, 2016, by Nick Schmiedeler

Quick field visit today proves what many have known for a long time, satellite view backs it up also, this bridge was removed long ago, photos showing views from north and south side of creek.

Shunganunga Creek Bridge
Posted December 23, 2009, by Dylan Edwards (dedwards29 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Bridge has been tore down years ago.