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Far West Drive Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #150288

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Shoal Creek on Far West Drive
Location
Caldwell County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1894 by John Dildine & Co.; replaced 1996
Builder
- John Dildine & Co.
Design
Pin-connected, 7-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 124.0 ft.
Total length: 204.1 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.67025, -94.07860   (decimal degrees)
39°40'13" N, 94°04'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/407488/4391715 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hamilton West
Land survey
T. 56 N., R. 28 W., Sec. 7
Inventory number
BH 40093 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/1990)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 19.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1988)
35

Update Log 

  • December 2, 2009: Posted HAER photos

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