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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 #415152

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Middle Cedar Creek, 1.5 mi. south and 1.0 mi. east of Kensington
Location
Smith County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 59.0 ft.
Total length: 61.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.74167, -99.01167   (decimal degrees)
39°44'30" N, 99°00'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/499000/4399085 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kirwin
Inventory numbers
KS 000920641903360 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18580 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 66.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
20

Categories 

Built during 1910s (8,850)
Kansas (2,754)
Lost (19,092)
One-lane traffic (7,439)
Owned by county (19,009)
Pony truss (15,119)
Replaced by new bridge (12,663)
Smith County, Kansas (67)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,046)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,560)
Truss (29,638)
Wooden deck (5,882)

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 replaced