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Marais Ditch Route B Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by Ruth Reynolds

BH Photo #103603

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Marais des Cygnes River Drainage Ditch on Route B
Location
Bates County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1934; rehabilitated to repair flood damage in 1952
Builders
- Otto W. Knutson of Kansas City, Missouri (Contractor)
- Universal Bridge Co. (1952 rehabilitation)
Design
Polygonal Warren pony truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 101.0 ft.
Total length: 429.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Skew angle
42 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.09639, -94.30775   (decimal degrees)
38°05'47" N, 94°18'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/385331/4217317 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rich Hill
Land survey
T. 38 N., R. 31 W., Sec. 2
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
529
Inventory numbers
MoDOT T-279R (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 9064 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 20830 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 3 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • October 8, 2011: New photos from Ben Tate
  • March 2, 2009: New photo from Ruth Reynolds
  • May 23, 2007: Posted photo from Ruth Reynolds

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