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Neosho River Bridge


Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in January 2018


BH Photo #416994

Street View 


Lost Pratt Pony truss bridge over Neosho River on 1800 Road
Parkerville, Morris County, Kansas
Replaced by a new bridge
Built ca. 1930
Pratt pony truss
Span length: 67.9 ft.
Total length: 67.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.76121, -96.66463   (decimal degrees)
38°45'40" N, 96°39'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/702913/4292868 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
White City
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
Inventory numbers
KS 000640893204705 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18206 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 24.2 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • January 27, 2018: New photo from Nick Schmiedeler
  • September 27, 2014: New Street View added by Sheldon Wiens
  • February 16, 2012: Updated by Sheldon Wiens: this bridge needs a lot of imformation



Neosho River Bridge
Posted January 27, 2018, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

Visited yesterday....this one in fact replaced....bummer

Neosho River Bridge
Posted September 27, 2014, by Anonymous

Luckily I caught it on the street view today. Looks like a new street view car passed by..

Neosho River Bridge
Posted February 16, 2012, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

I agree with David...doesn't look real promising.

Neosho River Bridge
Posted February 16, 2012, by David Backlin (us71 [at] cox [dot] net)

Looking at Bing Maps, it almost appears as if the bridge has been replaced.

Neosho River Bridge
Posted February 16, 2012, by K. A. Erickson

I found it on the map for you Sheldon so ... take a photo or two whenever you get the chance. Maybe the folks in town know something.