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Rainbow Road Bridge

Photos 

Deck view looking west

Photo taken by James Baughn in January 2014

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BH Photo #273863

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over South Flat Creek on Rainbow Road
Location
Benton County, Missouri
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1913 by the Kansas City Bridge Co.; closed to traffic Feb. 2014
Builder
- Kansas City Bridge Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
Riveted, 3-panel skewed Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 37.1 ft.
Total length: 39.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.49342, -93.34978   (decimal degrees)
38°29'36" N, 93°20'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/469496/4260621 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lincoln
Land survey
T. 43 N., R. 22 W., Sec. 16
Average daily traffic (as of 2018)
20
Inventory numbers
MONBI 12829 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
MO 008-021001.0 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 42766 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 23.9 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • December 24, 2014: Updated by James Baughn: Bridge is closed to traffic
  • February 8, 2014: New photos from James Baughn
  • June 12, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com