Headwater Diversion Channel

Southeast Missouri
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Allenville Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built 1918 using a relocated span; destroyed by an overweight tractor April 14, 1977; eventually replaced by a concrete bridge in 1980
Lost through truss bridge over the Diversion Channel just south of Allenville on CR 238, just off Route N
Collapsed

Allenville Railroad Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built 1918 by the Bethlehem Steel Bridge Corp.
Through truss railroad bridge over the Diversion Channel between Allenville and Delta on the Belmont Branch, Iron Mountain Railroad
No longer in use

Blomeyer Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built 1932; replaced 1991-92 for a cost of $3.6 million
Lost through truss bridge over the Diversion Channel between Blomeyer and Dutchtown on MO 25
Replaced by earthquake-resistant concrete span; no visible trace of old bridge remains

BNSF - Diversion Channel Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1928, replacing an earlier through truss bridge that had collapsed
Two-span through truss bridge over the Diversion Channel on the BNSF Railway southwest of Cape Girardeau
Open to traffic on the active BNSF St. Louis-Memphis railroad line

Diversion Channel CR 253 Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built 1938; replaced 1993
Lost through truss bridge over the Diversion Channel southwest of Whitewater on County Road 253
Replaced by a concrete span in 1993

Diversion Channel MO 91 Bridge (Bollinger County, Missouri)
Built 1922; replaced 1970
Lost bridge over the Diversion Channel on MO 91 north of Advance
No longer exists, but vestiges of old roadbed still visible

Greenbrier Bridge (Bollinger County, Missouri)
Built 1911 and replaced by a concrete span in 1987
Lost bridge over the Diversion Channel on CR 614 at Greenbrier just beyond the end of Route W
Replaced by new bridge; pair of tubular piers still visible in winter on north bank to the west of new bridge

I-55 Diversion Channel Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built 1949; rehabilitated 1989
Deck plate girder bridge over Diversion Channel on Southbound I-55
Open to traffic

Nut Junction Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built 1938
Pony plate girder bridge over the Castor River Diversion Channel on Route N just east of the intersection with Route U and Route T
Open to two-lane traffic with no posted weight limit

Old US61 Diversion Channel Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built 1924-25, replacing a series of temporary bridges across the Diversion Channel on Rock Levee Road, located to the east.
Lost three-span through truss bridge over the Diversion Channel between Cape Girardeau and Scott City on Old US 61, just east of the I-55 bridge
Bridge removed and never replaced

Semo Port Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1930
Through truss bridge over the Diversion Channel on the SEMO Port Railroad south of Cape Girardeau
Open to railroad traffic