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Middle Cedar Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in December 2017

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BH Photo #415149

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Middle Cedar Creek, 3.0 mi. north and 1.6 mi. west of Kensington
Location
Smith County, Kansas
Status
Removed but not replaced after 2012
History
Built ca. 1910, last shown in NBI 2012
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 25.9 ft.
Total length: 48.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.81462, -99.05892   (decimal degrees)
39°48'53" N, 99°03'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/494957/4407183 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kensington
Land survey
T. 3 S., R. 15 W., Sec. 6
Inventory numbers
KS 000920637403260 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18576 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2011)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 29.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
5

Categories 

Built during 1910s (8,850)
Kansas (2,754)
Lost (19,092)
Owned by county (19,009)
Pony truss (15,119)
Smith County, Kansas (67)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,835)
Structurally deficient (18,591)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,019)
Truss (29,638)

Update Log 

  • December 27, 2017: New photo from Nick Schmiedeler

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

This one has been removed, sadly, quite a large one would have been here