Bates County

Aaron Bridge   [Map]
Lost or abandoned(?) pony truss bridge over Elk Fork, west of Aaron
Unknown status
Built 1884 by the Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co.
Barnard Road Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Old Channel Grand River on Barnard Road
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1920
Bates County Ditch Bridge   [Map]
Lost through truss bridge over Bates County Drainage Ditch on 5487 Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1907-08 by the Kansas City Bridge Co.; replaced 1994
Bates County Ditch Bridge   [Map]
Lost through truss bridge over Bates County Drainage Ditch on 6575 Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1907-08 by the Kansas City Bridge Co.; replaced 1997
Bates County Ditch Bridge   [Map]
Lost through truss bridge over Marais Des Cygnes Cutoff on 1575 Road (CR 547)
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1907-08 by the Kansas City Bridge Co.; replaced 1995
Bones Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost two-span pony truss bridge over Bones Creek on Whoopie Road (3502 Road)
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1911 by the Vincennes Bridge Co.; replaced 2001
Branch Miami Ditch Bridge   [Map]
Lost through truss bridge over a branch of Miami Ditch on 4016 Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1907-08 by the Kansas City Bridge Co.; replaced 1993
Branch Morman Fork Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over a branch of Morman Fork on 17002 Road (CR 81/West Boone Road)
Open to traffic
Built 1909-11 by the Vincennes Bridge Co.
Branch Walnut Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over a branch of Walnut Creek on 13237 Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1898-99; replaced 1992
Broad Water Muddy Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Broad Water Muddy Creek on 10006 Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1925; replaced 1996
Camp Branch Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Camp Branch on 7586 Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1897-98 by the Youngstown Bridge Co.; replaced 1995
City Park Bridge #1   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Branch of Big Deer Creek on Pedestrian Pathway(?)
Open to pedestrians(?)
City Park Bridge #3   [Map]
Pratt pony truss bridge on a pedestrian walkway
Open to pedestrians only
City Park Bridge #4   [Map]
Wire suspension bridge on a pedestrian walkway
Open to pedestrians only
Deepwater Creek Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Steel stringer bridge over Deepwater Creek on Route H
Open to traffic
Built 1967
Deepwater Creek CR 240 Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Deepwater Creek on CR 240 (Deepwater Road)
Open to traffic
Built 1925; rehabilitated 1950
Deer Creek Bridge   [Map]
Bridge over Deer Creek on Old US 71
Open to traffic
Built 1926
Double Branch Bridge   [Map]
Beam bridge over Double Branch on Route N
Open to traffic
Built 1962
East Mound Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over East Mound Creek on 4004 Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1900 by the Kansas City Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1950; replaced 1996
Elk Fork Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Elk Fork on 12004 Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built ca. 1920; replaced 1993
Elk Fork Bridge   [Map]
Lost wrought-iron pony truss bridge over Elk Fork Creek on 15004 Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1884 by the Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co.; replaced 1992
Fritts Freedom Bridge   [Map]
Pratt pony truss bridge on a pedestrian walkway
Open to pedestrians only
Haymaker Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Marais Des Cynges River on CR 2418, 3 miles northeast of Foster
No longer exists
Built 1907, named after Haymaker's mill, which was just west of the bridge's location in the 1870's.
Hudson Road Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over a tributary of Camp Branch on Hudson Road
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1930; rehabilitated 1988
Johnstown Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over North Deepwater Creek on 6484 Road
Unknown status
Built 1899 by the Kansas City Bridge Co.
Johnstown Swinging Bridge   [Map]
Lost wire suspension bridge over North Deepwater Creek at Johnstown
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1891 by the Lyndon Wire Cable Bridge Co.; replaced 1899
Little Deer Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Little Deer Creek on 10974 Road
Replaced by new bridge
Replaced 2000
Longfellow Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pony truss bridge over Gillam creek on CR 5508, 3 miles southwest of Foster
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1925, replaced 1997 by a UCEB
Marais Ditch Route B Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pony truss bridge over Marais des Cygnes River Drainage Ditch on Route B
Open to traffic
Built 1934; rehabilitated to repair flood damage in 1952
Marais River Route B Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pony truss bridge over Marais des Cygnes River on Route B
Open to traffic
Built 1934-35
Marais River Route V Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pony truss bridge over Marais des Cygnes River on Route V
Open to traffic
Built 1961
Marias Des Cygnes Cutoff Bridge   [Map]
Lost through truss bridge over Marais Des Cygnes Cutoff on 2255 Road (CR 547)
Replaced by new bridge
Built ca. 1910; replaced 2005
Miami Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Miami Creek on NW 7001 Road (CR 181/Elkhart Road)
Open to traffic
Built 1925
Miami Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost through truss bridge over Miami Creek on 5002 Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1903-04 by the Midland Bridge Co.; replaced 1993
Miami Creek Bridge   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Miami Creek on MO 18
Open to traffic
Built 1948
Miami Creek Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Steel stringer bridge over Miami Creek on NB US 71
No Longer Exists
Built 1963; Replaced 2010
Miami Creek MO 52 Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Lost through truss bridge over Miami Creek on MO 52
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1924; replaced 2012
Miami Ditch Bridge   [Map]
Lost through truss bridge over Miami Ditch on CR 547 (2255 Road)
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1915; replaced 1995
MNA - Osage River Bridge   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Osage River on Missouri and North Arkansas (former KATY) Railroad
Open to traffic
Built in early 1970's with the completion of the Harry S. Truman Reservoir
Mormon Fork Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Mormon Fork on 6001 Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1904; replaced 1996
Mormon Fork Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Mormon Fork on 511 Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1886 by the Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co.; replaced 1999
Mormon Fork Bridge   [Map]
Lost wrought iron pony truss bridge over Mormon Fork on 3001 Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1884 by the Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co.; replaced 1997
Mormon Fork Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Steel stringer bridge over Mormon Fork on Route AA
Open to traffic
Built 1962
Mound Branch MO 52 Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pony truss bridge over Mound Branch on MO 52
Demolished April 2010 to make room for US 71/MO 52 Interchange
Built 1928; demolished April 2010
Mulberry Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Mulberry Creek on 1002 Road, southeast of Amoret
Open to one-lane traffic on a dirt road
Built 1886 by the Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co.; later relocated here
Mulberry Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Mulberry Creek on CR 419 (Homer Road)
No longer exists
Built 1909-11 by the Vincennes Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1950; replaced 2004
Mulberry Creek Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Steel stringer bridge over Mulberry Creek on Mo 52
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1931
New Home Road Bridge   [Map]
Through truss bridge over a drainage ditch on New Home Road (7081 Road)
Closed to all traffic
Built 1907-08 by the Kansas City Bridge Co.
NW 2211 Road Bridge   [Map]
Lost through truss bridge over Miami Creek on NW 2211 Road, southwest of Butler
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1906 by the Kansas City Bridge Co.; replaced 2008
NW 8002 Road Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Miami Creek on NW 8002 Road
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1925
Panther Creek CR 598 Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Panther Creek on CR 598 (Hudson Road)
No longer exists
Built ca. 1920; replaced 2003
Panther Creek CR 644 Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Panther Creek on CR 644 (Rockville Road)
Replaced by new bridge
Built ca. 1930; rehabilitated 1950; replaced 2006
Papinville Bridge   [Map]
Through truss bridge over Marais des Cygnes River just west of Papinville
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1884 by the Kansas City Bridge & Iron Co.; bypassed by new bridge in 1996
Peter Creek CR 88 Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Peter Creek on CR 88 (Mingo Road)
Closed to all traffic
Built ca. 1930
Possum Branch Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Possum Branch on 1526 Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1900 by the Pittsburgh Bridge Co.; replaced 1993
Possum Creek Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Concrete slab bridge over Possum Creek on CR SW 57 (old US 71)
Open to local traffic
Built 1924; Bypassed by new bridge 1963
S Deepwater Creek Bridge   [Map]
Concrete tee beam bridge over S Deepwater Creek on Route H
Open to traffic
Built 1947
Schell City Bridge   [Map]
Lost through truss bridge over Osage River on Rockville Road/Old River Road north of Schell City
The remaining structure of the bridge collapsed between February 7-21, 2012.
Built 1900; partially collapsed ?; completely collapsed Feb. 2012
Shaw Branch Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Steel stringer bridge over Shaw Branch on Route B
Open to traffic
Built 1935
Soap Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Soap Creek on 4016 Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1908 by the Kansas City Bridge Co.; replaced 1995
South Grand River CR 88 Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over South Grand River on CR 88 (Mingo Road)
Open to traffic
Built 1915; rehabilitated 1950
Stewart Creek Bridge   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Stewart Creek on Route D
Open to traffic
Built 1954
Sycamore Branch Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Sycamore Branch on 7586 Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built ca. 1910; replaced 1992
Walnut Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Walnut Creek on 4508 Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1899 by the Kansas City Bridge Co.; replaced 2000
Water Works Bridge   [Map]
Lost through truss bridge over Marais des Cygnes River on 1735 Road (CR 547)
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1907 by the Kansas City Bridge Co.; replaced 1994
Willow Branch Bridge   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Willow Branch on MO 18
Open to traffic
Built 1948