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Brazell Creek Bridge

Photos 

Looking south

Photo taken by Robert Elder in June 2008

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BH Photo #116216

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Brazell Creek on Apache Road
Location
Woodson County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1958
Design
Six panel, pin connected, Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 124.0 ft.
Total length: 187.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.85901, -95.94922   (decimal degrees)
37°51'32" N, 95°56'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/240543/4194271 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Toronto
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
40
Inventory numbers
KS 001040969505944 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18684 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 51.3 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • January 23, 2017: Updated by Robert Elder: Lost.
  • January 25, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates
  • June 30, 2008: New photos from Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • KHRI - Kansas Historical Resources Inventory.

Comments 

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

This bridge was demolished in 2015. Woodson County, like neighboring Wilson County, has very few remaining historic bridges today.

Brazell Creek Bridge
Posted May 23, 2016, by Les Wilhite (lesliewilhite [at] att [dot] net)

Believe it is to be replaced within the next 5 years.