Bates County

NameLocationStatusDesignYear BuiltYear LostSpan Length (ft.)Total Length (ft.)
Aaron BridgeVacated county road over Elk ForkUnknown statusPratt pony truss1884--60.060.0
Barnard Road BridgeBarnard Road over Old Channel Grand RiverOpen to trafficWarren pony trussca. 1920--100.0100.0
Bates County Ditch Bridge5487 Road over Bates County Drainage DitchReplaced by new bridgeParker through truss19081994149.9272.0
Bates County Ditch Bridge6575 Road over Bates County Drainage DitchReplaced by new bridgePratt through truss19081997100.1188.0
Bates County Ditch Bridge1575 Road (CR 547) over Bates County Drainage DitchReplaced by new bridgePratt through truss19071995100.1205.1
Bones Creek BridgeWhoopie Road (3502 Road) over Bones CreekReplaced by new bridgeHalf-hip Pratt pony truss1911200160.0107.0
Branch Miami Ditch Bridge4016 Road over Branch of Miami DitchReplaced by new bridgePratt through truss19081993100.1167.0
Branch Morman Fork Bridge17002 Road (CR 81/West Boone Road) over Tributary of Morman ForkReplaced by a new bridgeHalf-hip Pratt pony truss1911201144.964.0
Branch of Panther Creek BridgeRoute W over Branch of Panther CreekOpen to trafficConcrete tee beam1924--29.935.1
Branch Walnut Creek Bridge13237 Road over Branch of Walnut CreekReplaced by new bridgePratt pony truss1899199276.178.1
Broad Water Muddy Creek Bridge10006 Road over Broad Water Muddy CreekReplaced by new bridgeWarren pony truss1925199698.1100.1
Camp Branch Bridge7586 Road over Camp BranchReplaced by new bridgePratt pony truss1898199551.854.1
City Park Bridge #1Pedestrian Pathway(?) over Branch of Big Deer CreekOpen to pedestrians(?)Pratt pony trussca. 1880's------
City Park Bridge #2 (Fritts Freedom Bridge)Bridge on a pedestrian walkwayOpen to pedestrians onlyHalf-hip Pratt pony truss--------
City Park Bridge #3Miniature railroad over Drainage ditchOpen to pedestrians onlyWarren pony truss with alternating verticals--------
City Park Bridge #4pedestrian walkway over Buzzie CreekOpen to pedestrians onlyWire suspension1993------
Deepwater Creek BridgeRoute H over Deepwater CreekOpen to trafficSteel stringer1967--44.9119.1
Deepwater Creek CR 240 BridgeCR 240 (Deepwater Road) over Deepwater CreekReplaced by a new bridgeWarren pony truss1925--60.062.0
Deer Creek BridgeOld US 71 over Deer CreekOpen to trafficOther1926--20.022.0
Double Branch BridgeRoute N over Double BranchOpen to trafficBeam1962--34.189.9
East Mound Creek Bridge4004 Road over East Mound CreekReplaced by new bridgePratt pony truss1900199640.067.9
Elk Fork Bridge12004 Road over Elk ForkReplaced by new bridgePratt pony trussca. 1920199360.062.0
Elk Fork Bridge15004 Road over Elk Fork CreekReplaced by new bridgePratt pony truss1915199260.062.0
Elk Fork Bridge13274 over Elk ForkOpen to trafficGirder1905--53.255.1
Haymaker BridgeCR 2418 over Marais Des Cynges RiverNo longer existsParker through truss19071992174.9255.9
Hudson Road BridgeCR 598 (Hudson Road) over Tributary of Camp BranchReplaced by a new culvertPony trussca. 1930--47.949.8
Index Road BridgeIndex Road over S Grand RiverNo longer existsUnknown--------
Johnstown Bridge6484 Road over North Deepwater CreekUnknown statusPratt pony truss1899--69.971.9
Johnstown Swinging BridgeBridge over North Deepwater CreekReplaced by new bridgeWire suspension18911899----
KCS - Marais des Cygnes River BridgeKansas City Southern Railway over Marais des Cygnes RiverOpen to trafficWhipple through truss1902--235.0385.0
Little Deer Creek Bridge10974 Road over Little Deer CreekReplaced by new bridgeWarren pony truss--200040.042.0
Longfellow BridgeCR 5508 over Gillam creekReplaced by new bridgePony truss1925July, 199752.052.0
M&NA - Marais des Cygnes River BridgeMNA Railroad over Marais des Cygnes RiverOpen to trafficWarren through truss1907--147.0345.0
Marais Ditch Route B BridgeRoute B over Marais des Cygnes River Drainage DitchOpen to trafficPolygonal Warren pony truss with all verticals1934--101.0429.0
Marais River Route B BridgeRoute B over Marais des Cygnes RiverOpen to trafficPolygonal Warren pony truss with all verticals1934--110.8264.0
Marais River Route V BridgeRoute V over Marais des Cygnes RiverReplaced by a new bridgePolygonal Warren pony truss19612018140.4338.8
Marias Des Cygnes Cutoff Bridge2255 Road (CR 547) over Marais des Cygnes CutoffReplaced by new bridgePratt through trussca. 19102005125.0140.1
Miami Creek BridgeNW 7001 Road (CR 181/Elkhart Road) over Miami CreekOpen to trafficWarren pony truss1925--69.871.8
Miami Creek Bridge5002 Road over Miami CreekReplaced by new bridgePratt through truss1904199380.182.0
Miami Creek BridgeMO 18 over Miami CreekReplaced by a new bridgeSteel stringer1948201235.186.9
Miami Creek BridgeUS 71 Northbound over Miami CreekNo Longer ExistsSteel stringer19632010115.2297.9
Miami Creek MO 52 BridgeMO 52 over Miami CreekReplaced by a new bridgePratt through truss19242012100.0187.0
Miami Ditch BridgeCR 547 (2255 Road) over Miami DitchReplaced by new bridgeThrough truss19151995126.0126.0
Mission Branch BridgeRoute B over Mission BranchOpen to trafficSteel stringer1934--24.978.1
MNA - Bates County Drainage Ditch BridgeMNA Railroad over Bates County Drainage Ditch (Marais des Cygnes River)Open to trafficPony/through plate girder--------
MNA - Miami Creek BridgeMNA Railroad over Miami CreekOpen to trafficThrough truss--------
MNA - Osage River BridgeMissouri and North Arkansas (former KATY) Railroad over Osage RiverOpen to trafficDeck plate girder--------
Mormon Fork Bridge6001 Road over Mormon Fork CreekReplaced by new bridgePratt pony truss1904199667.969.9
Mormon Fork Bridge511 Road over Mormon ForkReplaced by new bridgePratt pony truss1886199953.255.1
Mormon Fork Bridge3001 Road over Mormon ForkReplaced by new bridgePratt pony truss1884199753.278.1
Mormon Fork BridgeRoute AA over Mormon ForkOpen to trafficSteel stringer1962--60.0164.1
Mound Branch BridgeRoute H over Mound BranchReplaced by a new bridgeSteel stringer1948201546.9160.1
Mound Branch MO 52 BridgeMO 52 over Mound BranchDemolished April 2010 to make room for US 71/MO 52 InterchangeWarren pony truss1928201061.3147.9
MP - Mormon Fork BridgeMissouri Pacific Railroad over Mormon ForkOpen to trafficThrough truss--------
Mulberry Creek Bridge1002 Road over Mulberry CreekDamaged irreparably by flood, replaced with concrete structure.Pratt pony truss1886--60.091.8
Mulberry Creek BridgeCR 419 (Homer Road) over Mulberry CreekNo longer existsPratt pony truss1911200469.871.8
Mulberry Creek BridgeMo 52 over Mulberry CreekReplaced by new bridgeSteel stringer1931201348.6191.9
New Home Road BridgeNew Home Road (7081 Road) over Drainage ditchClosed to all trafficPratt through truss1908--101.0125.9
NW 2211 Road BridgeNW 2211 Road (Mount Pleasant Road) over Miami CreekReplaced by new bridgePratt through truss19062008100.0134.8
NW 8002 Road BridgeNW 8002 Road (West Point Road) over Miami CreekOpen to trafficWarren pony trussca. 1925--69.871.8
Panther Creek CR 598 BridgeCR 598 (Hudson Road) over Panther CreekNo longer existsWarren pony trussca. 1920200349.851.8
Panther Creek CR 644 BridgeCR 644 (Rockville Road) over Panther CreekReplaced by new bridgeWarren pony trussca. 1930200680.082.0
Papinville BridgeCR 648 (Prairie Road) over Marais des Cygnes RiverOpen to pedestrians onlyPratt through truss1884--116.0234.0
Pecan Creek BridgeRoute V over Pecan CreekReplaced by a new bridgeSteel stringer1961201845.3106.0
Peter Creek CR 88 BridgeCR 88 (Mingo Road) over Peter CreekReplaced by a new bridgePratt pony trussca. 1930201169.871.8
Possum Branch Bridge1526 Road over Possum BranchReplaced by new bridgeHalf-hip Pratt pony truss1900199328.930.8
Possum Creek BridgeCR SW 57 (Old US 71) over Possum CreekOpen to local trafficSlab1924--23.3155.8
S Deepwater Creek BridgeRoute H over S Deepwater CreekOpen to trafficConcrete tee beam1947--52.5143.1
Schell City BridgeRockville Road/Old River Road over Osage RiverThe remaining structure of the bridge collapsed between February 7-21, 2012.Parker through truss19002012174.8317.8
Shaw Branch BridgeRoute B over Shaw BranchIntact but closed to all trafficSteel stringer1935--21.065.9
Soap Creek Bridge4016 Road over Soap CreekReplaced by new bridgeHalf-hip Pratt pony truss1908199529.932.2
South Grand River CR 88 BridgeCR 88 (Mingo Road) over South Grand RiverReplaced by a new bridgeWarren pony truss1915201360.0174.8
Spring Branch BridgeRoute B over Spring BranchOpen to trafficSteel stringer1934--30.8189.0
Stewart Creek BridgeRoute D over Stewart CreekOpen to trafficSteel stringer1954--47.2123.0
Sycamore Branch Bridge7586 Road over Sycamore BranchReplaced by new bridgeHalf-hip Pratt pony truss--199241.042.0
W. Nursery St BridgeMissouri Pacific Railroad over W. Nursery StOpen to trafficTimber stringer--------
Walnut Creek Bridge4508 Road over Walnut CreekReplaced by new bridgePratt pony truss1899200074.2104.0
Walnut Creek BridgeRoute V over Walnut CreekOpen to trafficSteel stringer1961--50.9140.1
Water Works Bridge1735 Road (CR 547) over Marais des Cygnes RiverReplaced by new bridgeParker through truss19071994109.9211.0
Willow Branch BridgeMO 18 over Willow BranchOpen to trafficSteel stringer1948--29.277.1