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Walnut Creek Tributary Bridge

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Walnut Creek Tributary Bridge

Photo taken by Mike LeMasters in March 2012

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BH Photo #228653

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Creek, 2.0 mi. south and 8.6 mi. east of Us-283
Location
Ness County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1935
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 8.9 ft.
Total length: 30.8 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.42167, -99.73833   (decimal degrees)
38°25'18" N, 99°44'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/435548/4252859 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bazine
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
50
Inventory numbers
KS 000680559605180 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18312 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Sufficiency rating: 40 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Arch (12,102)
Built 1935 (1,451)
Built during 1930s (11,749)
Deck arch (11,341)
Kansas (3,192)
Ness County, Kansas (9)
Open (39,885)
Owned by county (20,783)
Span length under 25 feet (6,896)
Stone arch (3,051)
Total length 25-50 feet (11,194)

Update Log 

  • March 30, 2012: New photos from Mike LeMasters
  • August 28, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Added Name

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike LeMasters

Comments 

Walnut Creek Tributary Bridge
Posted March 31, 2012, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I suspect you are right, Tony. Some of the neighboring counties have a collection of similar bridges. Unfortunately, I have not been able to spend much time in that part of the state.

Thanks to Mike for documenting these structures and posting photographs on here.

Walnut Creek Tributary Bridge
Posted March 30, 2012, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

These Ness County arches have WPA written all over them!