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Hickory Creek Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Tom Sevart

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BH Photo #132102

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Hickory Creek, 9.5 mi. south and 0.7 mi. east of Walnut
Location
Crawford County, Kansas
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Design
Pin-connected, 3-panel, half-hip Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 38.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.45669, -95.05731   (decimal degrees)
37°27'24" N, 95°03'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/318039/4147523 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
McCune NE
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
8
Inventory numbers
KS 000191067706500 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17657 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2016)
Sufficiency rating: 17 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

3-panel truss (153)
Closed (2,760)
Crawford County, Kansas (29)
Half-hip Pratt pony truss (567)
Kansas (3,269)
One-lane traffic (7,835)
Owned by county (21,607)
Pin-connected (4,694)
Pony truss (17,011)
Pratt pony truss (3,950)
Pratt truss (10,296)
Span length 25-50 feet (16,219)
Total length 25-50 feet (11,498)
Truss (35,451)
Wooden deck (6,160)

Comments 

Hickory Creek Bridge
Posted October 14, 2010, by Chris Koons (ackoons [at] ckt [dot] net)

I was at this bridge just last week (Oct 2010), when out geocaching - it's still there but is seriously showing it's age...

The last pic is of my kids' geocaching travel bugs hanging out on the bridge :)