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Prairie Dog Creek Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Prairie Dog Creek, 0.5 mi. north and 4.0 mi. west of Woodruff
Location
Harlan County, Nebraska
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 128.9 ft.
Total length: 130.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 19.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.00279, -99.49914   (decimal degrees)
40°00'10" N, 99°29'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/457395/4428185 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 1 N., R. 19 W., Sec. 31 and 32
Inventory numbers
KS 000740589903000 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18401 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 2000)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 46.30 (out of 100)

Update Log 

  • December 14, 2016: Updated by Matt Lohry: Corrected state and county per Robert's post
  • December 14, 2016: Updated by Robert Elder: Moved pin to the correct bridge.

Sources 

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

Comments 

Prairie Dog Creek Bridge
Posted December 14, 2016, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

KSHS documented this bridge...which I still think is in Nebraska...

http://khri.kansasgis.org/index.cfm?in=147-0000-00073

Prairie Dog Creek Bridge
Posted December 12, 2012, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

There is a bridge in this vicinity that seems to match the description of this listing. The bridge appears to be just inside Nebraska however, and does not appear to extend south to the Kansas state line.