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Oak Creek Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in November 2017

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BH Photo #410547

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Oak Creek, 5.0 mi. north and 9.0 mi. east of Portis
Location
Smith County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 29.8 ft.
Total length: 55.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.64000, -98.52333   (decimal degrees)
39°38'24" N, 98°31'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/540901/4387910 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Portis NE
Inventory numbers
KS 000920693903500 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18592 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2007)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 28.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
10

Categories 

Kansas (2,721)
Open (36,834)
Owned by county (18,907)
Pony truss (15,068)
Smith County, Kansas (66)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,705)
Structurally deficient (18,540)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,507)
Truss (29,506)
Wooden deck (5,869)

Update Log 

  • November 10, 2017: New photo from Nick Schmiedeler

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Comments 

Oak Creek Bridge
Posted November 10, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

A stringer built from recycled truss parts?

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

This does not look like original condition, but could be mistaken - short heighth steel throwing me off