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Mission Creek Bridge

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Overview
Warren pony truss bridge over Mission Creek on Docking Road
Location
Shawnee County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1920
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 125.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.00110, -95.89086   (decimal degrees)
39°00'04" N, 95°53'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/249657/4320874 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Willard
Inventory numbers
KS 000890975004380 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18545 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 30.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
200

Update Log 

  • March 8, 2017: Updated by Robert Elder: Lost.
  • January 23, 2013: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited Design, Design Description, and Overview.

Sources 

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

Comments 

Mission Creek Bridge
Posted June 23, 2014, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)
Mission Creek Bridge
Posted January 24, 2014, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge may have earned a stay of execution due to the presence of a threatened minnow in Mission Creek known as the Topeka Shiner.

http://cjonline.com/news/2014-01-23/shawnee-county-bridge-pr...

I don't know if this restriction will apply to the nearby, (and more historically significant) Carlson Road Bridge over Mission Creek.

http://bridgehunter.com/ks/shawnee/890969004441/