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Turkey Creek Bridge

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Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Turkey Creek
Location
Woodson County, Kansas
Status
Removed but not replaced
Builder
- Canton Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Half-hip Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 48.9 ft.
Total length: 49.9 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.96667, -95.80667   (decimal degrees)
37°58'00" N, 95°48'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/253446/4205833 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Toronto NE
Inventory numbers
KS 001040985305800 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18686 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2010)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 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 2008)
1

Update Log 

  • January 23, 2017: Updated by Nathan Holth: Add builder.

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

Thanks, Nathan I meant to add the builder, but just forgot.

Turkey Creek Bridge
Posted January 23, 2017, by Nathan Holth (nathan [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

It says Canton Bridge Co. as builder. Canton used plaque/finial combos on its ponies sometimes.

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

This pony truss was decorated with finials - a bit surprising for a rural bridge on a minor gravel road.