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South Duck Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in April 2017

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BH Photo #385007

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over South Duck Creek on C-24 Local, 3.0 mi. south of Buxton
Location
Wilson County, Kansas
Status
Removed but not replaced
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 26.9 ft.
Total length: 26.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.40167, -95.92333   (decimal degrees)
37°24'06" N, 95°55'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/241238/4143443 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Buxton
Inventory numbers
KS 001030973006580 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18679 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2013)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 20.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
5

Categories 

Kansas (2,705)
Lost (18,696)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pony truss (15,051)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Structurally deficient (18,441)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,861)
Truss (29,445)
Wilson County, Kansas (35)
Wooden deck (5,862)

Update Log 

  • April 1, 2017: Updated by Tony Dillon: Changed status... Obviously the "Open to traffic" no longer applies!
  • April 1, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

Sources 

  • Nick Schmiedeler
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

South Duck Creek Bridge
Posted April 1, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

ha!! a weird one - ran straight into the base of a hill then road on other side VERY sharp turn to the right

South Duck Creek Bridge
Posted April 1, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Too bad. Span length of zero Smoots now...

South Duck Creek Bridge
Posted April 1, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

It is in fact lost. Pile of rubble.

South Duck Creek Bridge
Posted January 23, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This one is probably lost.