COMPLETE: East Fork Little Tarkio Creek

Bridge Replacement Project
U.S. Route 136
Atchison County
NOW OPEN (11/16/2017)

bootstrap builder

Project Timeline - subject to change

August 24, 2017 - Bridge CLOSED to all traffic

November 16, 2017 - Bridge REOPENED to all traffic.


Old bridge details vs. New bridge details

Narrow

Built in 1929

Functionally obsolete

Central piers (supports) allow drift and debris accumulation during flooding

20 feet wide

No shoulders

Wider lanes

Single span = no middle supports

Cuts down on drift and debris accumulation during flooding

32 feet wide

Four-foot shoulders

Old 1929 Bridge

New Bridge