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West Beaver Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in December 2017

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BH Photo #415139

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over West Beaver Creek, 2.0 mi. north and 1.5 mi. east of Athol
Location
Smith County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1915
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 29.8 ft.
Total length: 54.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.80000, -98.88667   (decimal degrees)
39°47'60" N, 98°53'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/509702/4405565 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Athol
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
10
Inventory numbers
KS 000920655503280 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18606 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 94.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1915 (1,139)
Built during 1910s (8,924)
Kansas (2,802)
Lost (19,637)
Owned by county (18,953)
Pony truss (15,157)
Replaced by new bridge (12,995)
Smith County, Kansas (67)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,960)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,572)
Truss (29,807)
Wooden deck (5,884)

Update Log 

  • December 27, 2017: New photo from Nick Schmiedeler

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

This one has been replaced.