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Stranger Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in December 2019

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BH Photo #462146

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stringer bridge over Stranger Creek on Local Rd. E-19.5
Location
Atchison County, Kansas
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1919
Design
Stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 46.9 ft.
Total length: 97.1 ft.
Deck width: 19.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.47701, -95.22672   (decimal degrees)
39°28'37" N, 95°13'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/308476/4372079 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Potter
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
10
Inventory numbers
KS 000031045503720 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 76386 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 36 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Atchison County, Kansas (67)
Beam (15,719)
Built 1919 (522)
Built during 1910s (9,636)
Closed (2,665)
Kansas (3,192)
Owned by county (20,783)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,669)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,584)

Update Log 

  • December 7, 2019: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • April 1, 2017: Added by Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nick Schmiedeler - nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com

Comments 

Stranger Creek Bridge
Posted December 7, 2019, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

Visited today - thing is quite literally falling apart. Beyond repair. Traffic easily diverted around it - really unnecessary to attempt any sort of fix.

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

Not sure...good catch. It has been several years since I have driven over this one. I need to check some newspaper archives.

Stranger Creek Bridge
Posted April 1, 2017, by Barry (bllauver [at] toad [dot] net)

Google earth appears to show the bridge blocked off with Jersey barriers at each end. And something I never noticed before...what is Smoot?