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Walnut Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in December 2017

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BH Photo #414951

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Walnut Creek, 1.3 mi. north and 0.4 mi. east of Thornburg
Location
Smith County, Kansas
Status
Demolished
History
Built 1915, disappeared from NBI in 2014
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 23.9 ft.
Total length: 25.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.96231, -98.77712   (decimal degrees)
39°57'44" N, 98°46'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/519035/4423598 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Reamsville
Land survey
T. 1 S., R. 13 W., Sec. 15
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
10
Inventory numbers
KS 000920667503047 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18602 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 23.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1915 (1,159)
Built during 1910s (9,080)
Kansas (2,903)
Lost (20,687)
One-lane traffic (7,527)
Owned by county (19,433)
Pony truss (15,399)
Smith County, Kansas (67)
Span length under 25 feet (6,221)
Structurally deficient (17,494)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,382)
Truss (30,496)

Update Log 

  • December 26, 2017: New photo from Nick Schmiedeler

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Comments 

Walnut Creek Bridge
Posted December 26, 2017, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

NBI 2012 shows a pin over Walnut Creek on this road. It disappears from the NBI in 2014.

Walnut Creek Bridge
Posted December 26, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

No bridge at this pinned location, or surrounding area.