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Tarkio River US 59 Bridge

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Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Tarkio River on US 59
Location
Atchison County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1923; replaced 2012
Builder
- W.R. Larsen (Contractor)
Design
Main span: Riveted, skewed, Baltimore through truss
Approach span: Riveted, 7-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 141.3 ft.
Total length: 348.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.38425, -95.39684   (decimal degrees)
40°23'03" N, 95°23'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/296548/4473164 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tarkio West
Land survey
T. 64 N., R. 40 W., Sec. 3
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
1,546
Inventory numbers
MoDOT G-355R (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 4605 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 20761 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 2 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • August 25, 2013: Aerial imagery confirms bridge has been replaced
  • February 3, 2012: Updated by David Backlin: Closed, pending replacement
  • August 10, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.