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Perry Bridge


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Through truss bridge over Delaware River on Bridge Street (Old US 24) just west of Perry
Perry, Jefferson County, Kansas
Closed in April 2013
Built 1926 by the Midland Bridge Co.
- Midland Bridge Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Riveted, 11-panel Parker through truss
Length of largest span: 220.1 ft.
Total length: 224.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 9, 2003
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.07505, -95.40310   (decimal degrees)
39°04'30" N, 95°24'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/292118/4327853 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
Inventory numbers
NRHP 03000372 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
KS 000441027304267 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17821 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 36 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 26, 2017: New Street View added by Robert Elder
  • April 26, 2017: New photos from Kevin Skow
  • January 8, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • April 28, 2013: Updated by Tony Dillon: Closed to traffic
  • April 28, 2013: Updated by Zach Elliott: Recent Inspections have forced KDOT to close this bridge http://www.jeffcountynews.com/2013/04/kdot-forces-county-to-shut-down-two-bridges/
  • March 12, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Added Street View
  • November 10, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited Categories.



Perry Bridge
Posted April 8, 2013, by Roberta Bradbury (aunttwisty [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge was just closed to traffic over the weekend.

Perry Bridge
Posted August 3, 2007, by Dylan Edwards (kswx29 [at] cox [dot] net)

Here are some pictures i have taken of this bridge. Even tho you can get into Perry using US-24 i always go down this street so i can pass over this bridge. I love older bridges.