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81st Street Bridge
Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth
Bridge Documented: June 2, 2016
Rural: Jefferson County, Kansas: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
70.0 Feet (21.3 Meters)
117.0 Feet (35.7 Meters)
20 Feet (6.1 Meters)
1 Main Span(s)
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This bridge is a good example of a small-scale Marsh rainbow arch with no
overhead bracing. Aside from a missing plaque, the historic integrity is good.
An asphalt overlay that doesn't fully seal the deck, combined with a curb that
has gone uncleaned for so long that healthy grass grows in it, are concerns for
the long-term service life of the bridge, due to moisture entrapment. These
should be corrected to protect the historic bridge's concrete.
This bridge is tagged with the following special condition(s): Marsh
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