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Mulberry Creek-Falcon Road Bridge

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Another old beauty (probably) replaced by a UCEB

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in December 2019

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BH Photo #462142

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Mulberry Creek, 2.5 mi. east and 2.4 mi. north of Fairview
Location
Brown County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1930
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 71.8 ft.
Deck width: 20.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.87615, -95.67594   (decimal degrees)
39°52'34" N, 95°40'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/271155/4417439 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Morrill
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
45
Inventory numbers
KS 000070997003166 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17431 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 60.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Brown County, Kansas (88)
Built during 1930s (11,951)
Kansas (3,245)
Lost (26,842)
Lost 2017 (288)
Lost during 2010s (3,476)
Owned by county (21,298)
Pony truss (16,679)
Replaced by new bridge (18,213)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,283)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,417)
Truss (34,231)

Update Log 

  • December 7, 2019: New photo from Nick Schmiedeler

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Comments 

Mulberry Creek Bridge
Posted December 8, 2019, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

Haha, whoops!! Try to keep "Ponty" out of my photos!!

Mulberry Creek Bridge
Posted December 7, 2019, by Mike Daffron (daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com)

Love your hood ornament!

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

Attack of the replacement concrete snoozers 😣