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Possum Creek Bridge

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South Approach

Photo taken by David Backlin in June 2010

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BH Photo #168199

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Overview
Concrete slab bridge over Possum Creek on CR SW 57 (old US 71)
Location
Bates County, Missouri
Status
Open to local traffic
History
Built 1924; Bypassed by new bridge 1963
Design
Concrete slab
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 23.3 ft.
Total length: 155.8 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.18835, -94.35226   (decimal degrees)
38°11'18" N, 94°21'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/381576/4227577 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Butler South
Land survey
T. 39 N., R. 31 W., Sec. 5
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
5
Inventory numbers
MoDOT G-550 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 4676 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 37465 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 54.7 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • September 24, 2008: Added by David Backlin

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Possum Creek Bridge
Posted September 27, 2013, by The Independent Rage (theindependentrage [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I recall this bridge still being used to carry the southbound US 71 lanes until some point in the mid-1980s, when it was bypassed for good with the building of a new bridge and two new lanes to the east.