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West Cedar Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in December 2017

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BH Photo #415150

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over West Cedar Creek, 2.0 mi. west of Kensington
Location
Smith County, Kansas
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 34.1 ft.
Total length: 36.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.76333, -99.06500   (decimal degrees)
39°45'48" N, 99°03'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/494432/4401492 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kensington
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
10
Inventory numbers
KS 000920637003325 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18611 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2012)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 24 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built during 1910s (8,924)
Kansas (2,802)
Lost (19,637)
One-lane traffic (7,485)
Owned by county (18,953)
Pony truss (15,157)
Smith County, Kansas (67)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,960)
Structurally deficient (18,109)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,060)
Truss (29,807)

Update Log 

  • December 27, 2017: New photo from Nick Schmiedeler

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West Cedar Creek Bridge
Posted December 27, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

aaaargh.....also removed, along with SEVERAL in Smith Co.