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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
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
200
Inventory numbers
KS 000890975004380 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18545 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2014)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 30.7 (out of 100)
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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/