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Butterfield Bridge

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Photo taken May 2004 by David Backlin

BH Photo #103541

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge on Farm Road 1090 (Old MO 37) over the Arkansas & Missouri railroad tracks south of Butterfield
Location
Barry County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1936
Builder
- J.C. Ault (Contractor)
Railroad
- St. Louis-San Francisco Railway (SLSF; Frisco)
Design
Riveted, 6-panel Pratt through truss with concrete balustrade approaches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 109.9 ft.
Total length: 298.8 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.73855, -93.90780   (decimal degrees)
36°44'19" N, 93°54'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/418950/4066253 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Exeter
Land survey
T. 23 N., R. 28 W., Sec. 1
Inventory numbers
MONBI 16123 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
MO 005-110900.4 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 20803 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2016)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 60.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
500

Update Log 

  • September 10, 2016: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • April 15, 2009: Updated by David Backlin
  • April 15, 2009: Updated by Gene McCluney
  • December 13, 2008: New photos from Gene McCluney
  • March 9, 2005: Posted photos by David Backlin

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Comments 

Butterfield Bridge
Posted April 15, 2009, by David Backlin (us71 [at] cox [dot] net)

Formerly the St Louis & San Francisco ("Frisco") Railroad, currently the Arkansas & Missouri Railaord.

Butterfield Bridge
Posted April 15, 2009, by jack (jackkav [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

please tell me what RR runs under