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Zalma Bridge

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Oblique view

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #103844

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Facts 

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
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
758
Inventory numbers
MONBI 5252 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 20896 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 43.1 (out of 100)
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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 - john_christeson [at] yahoo [dot] com