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Mound Branch MO 52 Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Ruth Reynolds in February 2009

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BH Photo #231788

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Mound Branch on MO 52
Location
Bates County, Missouri
Status
Demolished April 2010 to make room for US 71/MO 52 Interchange
History
Built 1928; demolished April 2010
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 61.3 ft.
Total length: 147.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.22081, -94.34760   (decimal degrees)
38°13'15" N, 94°20'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/382037/4231173 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Butler South
Land survey
T. 39 N., R. 31 W., Sec. 5
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
1,650
Inventory numbers
MoDOT H-120 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 4869 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 20836 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2010)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 21 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Bates County, Missouri (81)
Built 1928 (1,125)
Built during 1920s (9,483)
Have street view (25,411)
Lost (22,265)
Lost 2010 (441)
Lost during 2010s (2,880)
Missouri (6,136)
One-lane traffic (7,535)
Owned by state (15,131)
Pony truss (15,697)
Riveted (2,052)
Skewed (4,816)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,602)
Structurally deficient (15,851)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,672)
Truss (31,235)
Warren pony truss (3,198)
Warren truss (6,250)

Update Log 

  • May 11, 2012: New photos from Ruth Reynolds
  • April 14, 2010: Updated by David Backlin: Bridge demolished
  • February 28, 2010: Updated by David Backlin: Scheduled for replacement

Sources 

  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net
  • Ruth Reynolds - ruthmusic [at] yahoo [dot] com