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Carlson Road Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Ron Reber in September 2016

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BH Photo #364939

Facts 

Overview
Polygonal Warren pony truss bridge over Marais des Cygnes River on Carlson Road.
Location
Lyon County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1940
Design
6-panel, riveted polygonal Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 101.0 ft.
Total length: 103.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.5 ft.
Also called
Marais des Cygnes River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.56698, -95.96158   (decimal degrees)
38°34'01" N, 95°57'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/241969/4272884 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Reading
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
10
Inventory numbers
KS 000560967304968 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17999 (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: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 47 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 6, 2021: New photos from Mark Frazier
  • September 18, 2016: New photos from Ron Reber
  • August 14, 2012: Updated by Robert Elder: Bridge Crosses the Marais des Cygnes River, not Hill Creek which is a tributary of the Marais des Cygnes.

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Ron Reber
  • Mark Frazier - mfrazier404 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Marais des Cygnes River Bridge
Posted October 5, 2021, by Mark Frazier (mfrazier404 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Wondering about the date. In the concrete deck curb, the name/date is engraved: E. A. Crawford, 1918