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Water Works Bridge

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Mo Dept of Transportation

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BH Photo #247733

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Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Marais des Cygnes River on 1735 Road (CR 547)
Location
Bates County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1907 by the Kansas City Bridge Co.; replaced 1994
Builder
- Kansas City Bridge Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
Main span: Pin-connected, 8-panel Parker through truss
Approaches: Pin-connected Pratt half-hip pony trusses
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 109.9 ft.
Total length: 211.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.12538, -94.31297   (decimal degrees)
38°07'31" N, 94°18'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/384918/4220540 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Butler South
Land survey
T. 39 N., R. 31 W., Sec. 26
Inventory numbers
MO 007-547002.6 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 39029 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

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