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Snake Creek Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Snake Creek on K-8.4 Local, 2.0 mi. west of Benedict
Location
Wilson County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1920
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 42.0 ft.
Total length: 43.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.62667, -95.77667   (decimal degrees)
37°37'36" N, 95°46'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/254960/4168020 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Middletown
Inventory numbers
KS 001030989006264 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18678 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2009)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 37.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
10

Categories 

Built during 1920s (8,774)
Kansas (2,705)
Lost (18,686)
One-lane traffic (7,422)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pony truss (15,049)
Replaced by new bridge (12,384)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Structurally deficient (18,441)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,861)
Truss (29,442)
Wilson County, Kansas (35)
Wooden deck (5,862)

Update Log 

  • January 23, 2017: Updated by Robert Elder: Lost.

Sources 

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