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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
Inventory numbers
KS 000890977804140 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18558 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2008)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 21.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
300

Categories 

Built during 1920s (8,871)
Kansas (2,728)
Lost (18,933)
Lost 2008 (296)
Lost during 2000s (3,757)
Owned by county (18,920)
Pony truss (15,080)
Replaced by new bridge (12,561)
Shawnee County, Kansas (68)
Skewed (4,714)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,734)
Structurally deficient (18,550)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,523)
Truss (29,543)

Update Log 

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

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