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Lincoln Road Bridge

Photos 

South approach - weight limit 5 tons

Photo taken by Andy Schuette in August 2010

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BH Photo #172839

Map 

Description 

Bridge over RR that was part of old Canadian Pacific trackage - became part of I&M Rail Link (IMRL) from 1997-2002, Iowa, Chicago & Eastern (ICE) from 2002-2008, and is now part of the modern Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR).

Facts 

Overview
Wooden bridge over IC&E Railroad on SE Lincoln Road
Location
Caldwell County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1950
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 26.9 ft.
Total length: 122.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.56472, -93.90806   (decimal degrees)
39°33'53" N, 93°54'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/421998/4379841 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cowgill
Land survey
T. 55 N., R. 27 W., Sec. 22
Inventory numbers
MONBI 20412 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 42408 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2016)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 20.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
35

Update Log 

  • January 25, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern Railroad"
  • April 20, 2009: Added by James Baughn