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Murdock Creek Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in April 2019

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BH Photo #446397

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Description 

This old pony has been replaced, or updated, or whatever, not terribly exciting.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Murdock Creek on Minor 18.8-A.0, 5.0 mi. west of Summerfield
Location
Marshall County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1930
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 42.0 ft.
Total length: 44.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.99972, -96.44833   (decimal degrees)
39°59'59" N, 96°26'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/717823/4430845 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Axtell NW
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
30
Inventory numbers
KS 000580913803000 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18064 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 22.5 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built during 1930s (11,247)
Kansas (3,053)
Lost (22,284)
Marshall County, Kansas (101)
Owned by county (20,057)
Pony truss (15,701)
Replaced by new bridge (14,869)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,954)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,710)
Truss (31,249)
Wooden deck (6,003)

Update Log 

  • April 10, 2019: New photo from Nick Schmiedeler

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Comments 

Murdock Creek Bridge
Posted April 10, 2019, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

Replaced also....shame