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Champ Clark Bridge

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Photo taken by Jeremy Ruble

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New Champ Clark Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Concrete deck girder bridge over Mississippi River on US 54
Location
Louisiana, Pike County, Illinois, and Pike County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Bridge opened 8pm Saturday August 3rd 2019
Builders
- Howard, Needles, Tammen & Bergendoff Corporation of Kansas City, Kansas
- Massman Construction Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.45706, -91.04694   (decimal degrees)
39°27'25" N, 91°02'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/668031/4369319 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 77901 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 29, 2019: New photo from Jeremy Ruble
  • August 19, 2019: New video from Jeremy Ruble
  • August 5, 2019: New photo from Jeremy Ruble
  • August 3, 2019: New photo from Jeremy Ruble
  • August 2, 2019: New photo from Jeremy Ruble
  • July 1, 2019: New photo from Jeremy Ruble
  • December 16, 2018: New photos from Jeremy Ruble
  • October 13, 2018: New photos from Jeremy Ruble
  • June 8, 2018: New photos from Jeremy Ruble
  • July 15, 2017: Added by Jeremy Ruble

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Champ Clark Bridge
Posted December 30, 2019, by Tom Hoffman

When crossing this bridge with toddlers in the backseat, teach them to say",Ugly Bridge, Ugly Bridge, Ugly Bridge!"

New Champ Clark Bridge
Posted August 19, 2019, by Nathan B Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Oh, yeah oops sorry, my mistake. But you can see why THEY ARE BOTH UGLY SLABS OF CONCRETE THAT REPLACED TWO UNIQUE BRIDGES!!!!!

New Champ Clark Bridge
Posted August 19, 2019, by Jeremy Ruble (saukee0 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Nathan Hoth your article you shared isn’t even about this bridge.

New Champ Clark Bridge
Posted August 16, 2019, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

😳🤢🤮

New Champ Clark Bridge
Posted August 16, 2019, by Luke

Something something "Good frames won't save bad paintings" something something

New Champ Clark Bridge
Posted August 16, 2019, by Matt Lohry

Hence the old adage, “you can’t polish a turd.”

New Champ Clark Bridge
Posted August 16, 2019, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

I don't know which is worse, the fact that MoDOT is trying to disagree with people who say this bridge is BORING or that MoDOT actually is wasting tax dollars putting decorative lighting on this UGLY SLAB OF CONCRETE.

http://www.emissourian.com/local_news/washington/modot-bridg...

New Champ Clark Bridge
Posted July 1, 2019, by Lyon_Wonder (lyon_wonder [at] yahoo [dot] com)

New bridge is supposed to be dedicated on August 3.

https://www.whig.com/20190627/new-champ-clark-bridge-over-mi...

New Champ Clark Bridge
Posted May 1, 2018, by Dave (potiukd [at] gmail [dot] com)

Sigh. Another boring, utilitarian bridge in the making.