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Bates County Ditch Bridge

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Mo Dept of Transportation

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BH Photo #247737

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Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Bates County Drainage Ditch on 5487 Road
Location
Bates County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1907-08 by the Kansas City Bridge Co.; replaced 1994
Design
Main span: Pin-connected, 9-panel Parker through truss
Approach: Pin-connected Pratt bedstead
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 272.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.18470, -94.44711   (decimal degrees)
38°11'05" N, 94°26'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/373263/4227297 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Home
Land survey
T. 39 N., R. 32 W., Sec. 9
Inventory numbers
MO 007-356001.4 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 39021 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/1991)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 21.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1989)
25

Update Log 

  • January 29, 2013: New photos from Karen Daniels
  • February 1, 2009: Added by James Baughn