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Walnut Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over Walnut Creek on NW 70th Street, 5.0 mi. north of Silver Lake
Location
Shawnee County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1920; replaced 2008
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 53.1 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.17335, -95.85306   (decimal degrees)
39°10'24" N, 95°51'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/253531/4339891 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Grove
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
300
Inventory numers
KS 000890977804140 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18558 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 100 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built during 1920s (8,955)
Kansas (2,755)
Lost (19,244)
Lost 2008 (298)
Lost during 2000s (3,771)
Owned by county (19,037)
Pony truss (15,151)
Replaced by new bridge (12,754)
Shawnee County, Kansas (68)
Skewed (4,718)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,880)
Structurally deficient (18,595)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,585)
Truss (29,719)

Update Log 

  • April 24, 2017: Updated by Kevin Skow: Updated status based on satellite imagery. Bridge has been replaced.

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