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Oak Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in November 2017

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BH Photo #410548

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Oak Creek, 5.0 mi. south and 1.0 mi. east of Bellaire
Location
Smith County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
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
+39.72667, -98.65000   (decimal degrees)
39°43'36" N, 98°39'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/529994/4397479 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Portis NW
Inventory numbers
KS 000920681103380 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18591 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2016)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 26.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
10

Categories 

Built during 1910s (8,791)
Kansas (2,721)
One-lane traffic (7,428)
Open (36,815)
Owned by county (18,903)
Pin-connected (3,261)
Pony truss (15,068)
Smith County, Kansas (66)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,977)
Structurally deficient (18,538)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,506)
Truss (29,503)

Update Log 

  • November 11, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • November 10, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

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Comments 

Oak Creek Bridge
Posted November 10, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

Solid - still open, pretty spot