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New Champ Clark Bridge

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Photo taken by Jeremy Ruble

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New Champ Clark Bridge

Jeremy Ruble

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Overview
Concrete deck girder bridge over Mississippi River on US 54
Location
Louisiana, Pike County, Illinois, and Pike County, Missouri
Status
Bridge opened 8 pm Saturday August 3rd 2019
History
Bridge is now open
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 

  • 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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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.