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Clark Street Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn

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Overview
Modern pony truss bridge over the railroad tracks on Clark Street in Mexico
Location
Mexico, Audrain County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1995 by the Continental Bridge Co.
Builder
- Continental Bridge Co. of Alexandria, Minnesota
Railroad
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Welded, 8-panel steel Howe pony truss with vertical endposts
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.0 ft.
Total length: 142.0 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.17002, -91.88501   (decimal degrees)
39°10'12" N, 91°53'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/596318/4336236 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mexico West
Land survey
T. 51 N., R. 9 W., Sec. 26
Inventory numbers
MONBI 20884 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 20766 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 43.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
8,000

Update Log 

  • May 30, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • October 5, 2009: New photos from James Baughn
  • December 7, 2006: Posted new photos

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Clark Street Bridge
Posted November 12, 2014, by James Holzmeier (wabashry [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge spans two active rail lines: Norfolk Southern RR (first Wabash Railroad, Norfolk & Western, Norfolk Southern RR); then Kansas City Southern RR (first Chicago & Alton, Gulf, Mobile & Ohio, Gateway Western RR, Kansas City Southern).

Clark Street Bridge
Posted April 15, 2009, by jack (jackkav [at] Sbcglobal [dot] net)

what rr runs under?