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Goose Creek Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken March 2007 by James Baughn

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BH Photo #104112

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Goose Creek on John Deere Road
Location
Caldwell County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1930; replaced 2007
Design
Riveted, 4-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.8 ft.
Total length: 51.8 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.67030, -94.09329   (decimal degrees)
39°40'13" N, 94°05'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/406228/4391735 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hamilton West
Land survey
T. 56 N., R. 29 W., Sec. 13
Inventory numbers
MO 013-358000.0 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 22470 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 20980 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

4-panel truss (350)
Built during 1930s (12,246)
Caldwell County, Missouri (85)
Lost (29,964)
Lost 2007 (351)
Lost during 2000s (4,440)
Missouri (6,570)
One-lane traffic (7,994)
Open (41,202)
Owned by county (21,715)
Pony truss (17,222)
Pratt pony truss (4,020)
Pratt truss (10,535)
Replaced by new bridge (20,385)
Riveted (2,645)
Span length 25-50 feet (16,352)
Structurally deficient (12,761)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,719)
Truss (36,735)

Update Log 

  • August 29, 2009: Bridge has been replaced
  • April 2, 2007: Posted new photos