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Mission Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Robert Elder

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BH Photo #134587

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Bypassed pony truss bridge over Mission Creek, 7.0 mi. east and 6.5 mi. north of Eskridge
Location
Wabaunsee County, Kansas
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built ca. 1920
Design
Riveted, 4-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 62.0 ft.
Total length: 90.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.94994, -95.96534   (decimal degrees)
38°56'60" N, 95°57'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/243020/4315404 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dover
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
10
Inventory numbers
KS 000990967004445 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18638 (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: 98 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • October 16, 2018: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • January 27, 2012: Updated by Robert Elder: This bridge has been replaced, but appears to have been retained.
  • March 12, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Added Street View
  • February 12, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates.
  • July 15, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Updated categories

Sources 

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

Comments 

Mission Creek Bridge
Posted January 27, 2012, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge is adjacent to a county park, so it makes sense to leave it in place as a pedestrian bridge.