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Zalma Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Castor River on MO 51 at Zalma
Location
Zalma, Bollinger County, Missouri
Status
Open to one-lane traffic
Future prospects
Scheduled for replacement in 2020
History
Built 1929-30, replacing a 1900 span that was then moved to Gipsy
Builder
- W.G. Watt Construction Co.
Design
Riveted, 5-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.4 ft.
Total length: 398.8 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.14656, -90.07555   (decimal degrees)
37°08'48" N, 90°04'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/759736/4115136 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Zalma
Land survey
T. 29 N., R. 9 E., Sec. 29
Inventory numbers
MONBI 5252 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 20896 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2016)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 43.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
758

Update Log 

  • January 2, 2017: New photos from James Baughn
  • March 28, 2013: New photo from John Christeson
  • July 28, 2011: New photo from John Christeson
  • June 1, 2005: Posted new photos

Sources 

  • John Christeson - panamakid_69 [at] yahoo [dot] com