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Branch Wakarusa River Bridge

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over a branch of Wakarusa River, 5.0 mi. east and 0.9 mi. north of Eskridge
Location
Wabaunsee County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1910; replaced 2010
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 48.9 ft.
Total length: 49.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.86833, -96.00167   (decimal degrees)
38°52'06" N, 96°00'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/760136/4306439 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Eskridge
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
10
Inventory numbers
KS 000990963004561 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18629 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 100 (out of 100)
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Categories 

3-panel truss (125)
Built during 1910s (9,177)
Have street view (25,065)
Kansas (2,949)
Lost (21,308)
Lost 2010 (409)
Lost during 2010s (2,501)
One-lane traffic (7,533)
Owned by county (19,746)
Pony truss (15,560)
Pratt pony truss (3,359)
Pratt truss (8,504)
Replaced by new bridge (14,055)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,727)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,581)
Truss (30,961)
Wabaunsee County, Kansas (31)
Wooden deck (5,990)

Update Log 

  • March 12, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Added Street View

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Branch Wakarusa River Bridge
Posted June 21, 2010, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Marvelous. Now the legendary 70 ton 4-wheelers of Kansas will be able to use this trail.

Branch Wakarusa River Bridge
Posted June 21, 2010, by gazoots (gazoots [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This bridge no longer exists. Construction of a new bridge on this site began in the spring of 2010.