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Fall Creek Bridge

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Fall Creek Bridge

Photo taken by Mike LeMasters in May 2012

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BH Photo #232299

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Fall Creek on a local road, 0.9 mi. south and 1.4 mi. east of Caldwell
Location
Sumner County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by 4 culverts
History
Built ca. 1920; replaced 1993
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 110.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.02000, -97.58333   (decimal degrees)
37°01'12" N, 97°34'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/626020/4098029 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Caldwell
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
10
Inventory numbers
KS 000960793007105 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 41188 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Sufficiency rating: 95 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 16, 2012: New photos from Mike LeMasters

Sources 

  • Mike LeMasters

Comments 

Fall Creek Bridge
Posted May 29, 2012, by Todd Walker (mrwalk11 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This repacement thing looks like guns sticking out of a battleship.

Fall Creek Bridge
Posted May 16, 2012, by Luke Harden (lmharden [at] iastate [dot] edu)

Such a gross replacement, even MOBs have at least a sense of aesthetic charm to them.