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North Branch Wakarusa River (Old Channel) Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in October 2016

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BH Photo #368232

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over North Branch Wakarusa River (Old Channel)
Location
Shawnee County, Kansas
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.89657, -95.81522   (decimal degrees)
38°53'48" N, 95°48'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/255849/4309066 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 73455 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,025)
Arch (11,199)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,608)
Concrete balustrade (669)
Deck arch (10,437)
Have street view (22,092)
Kansas (2,705)
Shawnee County, Kansas (65)

Update Log 

  • October 21, 2016: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Concrete balustrade"
  • October 21, 2016: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • September 2, 2016: New Street View added by Robert Elder

Sources 

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

Comments 

North Branch Wakarusa River (Old Channel) Bridge
Posted October 21, 2016, by Nick Schmiedeler

Met up with property owner named Robert today, got to see the old Auburn Road Bridge, pretty solid shape actually, he mentioned he thought it was last abandoned in 1946

North Branch Wakarusa River (Old Channel) Bridge
Posted September 2, 2016, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge has been abandoned twice, once by the road and once by the river.