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Cloverleaf Bridge

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Approach on northbound Topeka Ave. (Old US 75)

Photo taken by Aaron Hall in May 2013

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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Facts 

Overview
Concrete tee beam bridge over US 75 (NW Topeka Blvd.) on US 24
Location
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Future prospects
Bridge replaced Fall 2013. New bridge is same width and length as original, original cloverleaf interchange remains.
History
Built 1941 as part of the first cloverleaf interchange in Kansas
Design
Concrete tee beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 55.1 ft.
Total length: 147.6 ft.
Deck width: 47.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.09108, -95.66464   (decimal degrees)
39°05'28" N, 95°39'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/269542/4330264 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Topeka
Inventory numbers
KDOT 0089-B0081 (Kansas Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 55828 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2012)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 58.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
21,200

Update Log 

  • November 7, 2014: Updated by Max : Bridge has been replaced
  • May 29, 2013: New photos from Mark Stuempel
  • May 26, 2013: New photos from Aaron Hall
  • March 17, 2013: Added by James Baughn

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Comments 

Cloverleaf Bridge
Posted September 8, 2013, by Stacy Thomas Grimm (sgrimm48 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This message is for Mark Stuempel. My name is Stacy Thomas Grimm. I'm also about building bridges. Please contact by cell #502-931-8114. I'm from Louisville,KY. Thank you, looking forward to hearing from you. Stacy

Cloverleaf Bridge
Posted May 26, 2013, by Aaron Hall (ahall [at] vitaphone [dot] net)

The replacement project will begin this coming Tuesday (May 28th), and on Wednesday, Topeka Ave. will be detoured around the interchange.

The attached PDF is the KDOT news release about the start of the project.

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