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Illinois Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in November 2018

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BH Photo #438181

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Illinois Creek, 1.0 mi. north and 5.6 mi. east of Alta Vista
Location
Wabaunsee County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 48.9 ft.
Total length: 49.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.88434, -96.37857   (decimal degrees)
38°53'04" N, 96°22'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/727379/4307208 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Volland
Land survey
T. 13 S., R. 9 E., Sec. 26
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
10
Inventory numbers
KS 000990921604540 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18633 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2015)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 76.1 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Kansas (2,903)
One-lane traffic (7,527)
Open (37,870)
Owned by county (19,450)
Pony truss (15,407)
Queenpost truss (231)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,453)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,382)
Truss (30,523)
Wabaunsee County, Kansas (30)

Update Log 

  • November 10, 2018: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • August 28, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited Design

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nick Schmiedeler - nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com

Comments 

Illinois Creek Bridge
Posted November 10, 2018, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

Thanks for fixing pin

Illinois Creek Bridge
Posted November 10, 2018, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

It looks like the 2014 rehab replaced the pony truss with a steel stringer.

Illinois Creek Bridge
Posted November 10, 2018, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

Crazy remote roads to this one, deck rehab at some point, great stone abutments, pin should be on road hump, just left of center.....pretty spot