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Bonne Femme Creek Old US 63 Bridge


Looking north

Photo taken by James Baughn in May 2010


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Concrete tee beam bridge over Bonne Femme Creek on Ponderosa Street (Old US 63)
Boone County, Missouri
Open to traffic on a dead-end frontage road
Built 1925
Concrete tee beam
Length of largest span: 42.3 ft.
Total length: 87.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.87699, -92.25606   (decimal degrees)
38°52'37" N, 92°15'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/564531/4303388 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Land survey
T. 47 N., R. 12 W., Sec. 3
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
Inventory numbers
MONBI 4737 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 37285 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 51.7 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • May 5, 2010: New photos from James Baughn
  • August 24, 2008: Added by James Baughn


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Bonne Femme Creek Old US 63 Bridge
Posted June 3, 2016, by Anonymous (tillerman61 [at] gmail [dot] com)

The old bridge has been replaced. This road has been repurposed as a new frontage old.

Bonne Femme Creek Old US 63 Bridge
Posted March 20, 2015, by Anonymous (tillerman61 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Bridge is now being used again as part of new outer road for US 63. Bridge is scheduled for replacement in 2016.

Bonne Femme Creek Old US 63 Bridge
Posted September 5, 2011, by Andy Schuette

Dunno if anyone else has seen the plans for the airport overpass (MO H at US 63), but it includes reusing this bridge as part of a new outer road, connecting this to the current US63 that will also be part of the outer road. I can't find anything saying this bridge will be replaced, so it seems it will remain in use for the time being, and with plenty of traffic in a year or two once the project is done.