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Blacksmith Creek Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #103196

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Facts 

Overview
Pony arch bridge over Blacksmith Creek on SW 10th Street west of Topeka and just south of I-70
Location
Shawnee County, Kansas
Status
Open to two-lane traffic
History
Built 1930
Design
Concrete pony arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Deck width: 21.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 10, 1983
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.05072, -95.84374   (decimal degrees)
39°03'03" N, 95°50'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/253910/4326254 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Silver Lake
Inventory numbers
NRHP 83000441 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
KS 000890979504305 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18522 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2016)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 48.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
200

Update Log 

  • October 21, 2017: New photos from Ron Reber
  • October 19, 2016: Updated by Robert Elder: Added category "Marsh arch (standard)"
  • June 15, 2016: Updated by Nathan Holth: Add Marsh arch category.
  • March 9, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Added Street View link
  • January 21, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjuste GPS Coordinates.
  • December 8, 2009: Updated by Robert Elder: Added Marsh arch to categories.

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Ron Reber
  • Nathan Holth