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Bluff Creek Bridge

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Bluff Creek Bridge

Photo taken by Mike LeMasters in May 2012

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BH Photo #232283

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Bluff Creek, 1.3 mi. south and 5.7 mi. west of Caldwell
Location
Sumner County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1920; replaced 2010
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 304.1 ft.
Deck width: 20.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.01333, -97.71000   (decimal degrees)
37°00'48" N, 97°42'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/614761/4097129 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Doster
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
82
Inventory numbers
KS 000000000960740 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18616 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 100 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built during 1920s (10,256)
Kansas (3,269)
Lost (28,464)
Lost 2010 (488)
Lost during 2010s (3,599)
Owned by county (21,607)
Pony truss (17,011)
Replaced by new bridge (19,357)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,554)
Sumner County, Kansas (35)
Total length 250-500 feet (5,508)
Truss (35,451)

Update Log 

  • May 16, 2012: New photos from Mike LeMasters

Sources 

  • Mike LeMasters