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Badger Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Ron Reber in September 2016

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BH Photo #364949

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Badger Creek, 3.0 mi. west and 3.0 mi. north of Neosho Rapids
Location
Lyon County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Located here ca. 1940 probably built in the 19th century as a RR bridge.
Design
Pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 55.1 ft.
Total length: 57.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.41993, -96.05452   (decimal degrees)
38°25'12" N, 96°03'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/757149/4256518 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
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Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
20
Inventory numbers
KS 000560957305180 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17987 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 47.3 (out of 100)
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Categories 

5-panel truss (500)
Kansas (3,225)
Lyon County, Kansas (156)
One-lane traffic (7,638)
Open (40,209)
Owned by county (21,158)
Pin-connected (4,003)
Pony truss (16,514)
Pratt pony truss (3,730)
Pratt truss (9,584)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,225)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,390)
Truss (33,689)

Update Log 

  • June 4, 2021: Updated by Art Suckewer: bridge was listed as built ca 1940 however, its pin connected. Probably relocated here
  • September 18, 2016: New photos from Ron Reber

Sources 

  • Ron Reber
  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com