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Muddy Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Robert Elder in October 2008

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BH Photo #127054

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Warren pony truss bridge over Muddy Creek, 2.8 mi. south of Granada
Location
Nemaha County, Kansas, and Brown County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1930
Design
Four panel, riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 105.9 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.67826, -95.78892   (decimal degrees)
39°40'42" N, 95°47'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/260807/4395767 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wetmore
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
10
Inventory numbers
KS 000660985003443 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18233 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2012)
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: 47.3 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Brown County, Kansas (90)
Built during 1930s (11,244)
Functionally obsolete (7,180)
Kansas (3,052)
Nemaha County, Kansas (110)
Open (38,211)
Owned by county (20,051)
Pony truss (15,695)
Riveted (2,052)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,601)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,989)
Truss (31,226)
Warren pony truss (3,196)
Warren truss (6,247)

Update Log 

  • June 17, 2019: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • February 12, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates.
  • November 3, 2008: New photos from Robert Elder
  • November 1, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited Location - Bridge is on the Nemaha/Brown County line.

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nick Schmiedeler - nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com

Comments 

Muddy Creek Bridge
Posted June 17, 2019, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

Few dings but open bridge looking pretty good