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Beaver Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in December 2017

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BH Photo #415190

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Beaver Creek, 1.5 mi. north and 1.0 mi. west of Gaylord
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: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.68333, -98.85667   (decimal degrees)
39°40'60" N, 98°51'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/512291/4392621 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gaylord
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
5
Inventory numbers
KS 000920657703460 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18563 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2014)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 20 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built during 1910s (8,998)
Kansas (2,861)
Lost (20,022)
One-lane traffic (7,517)
Owned by county (19,121)
Pony truss (15,248)
Replaced by new bridge (13,257)
Smith County, Kansas (67)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,233)
Structurally deficient (17,795)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,693)
Truss (30,033)
Wooden deck (5,902)

Update Log 

  • December 27, 2017: New photo from Nick Schmiedeler

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

Bridge has been replaced.