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Sparks Road Bridge

Photos 

Pony truss? This is the bridge at the dropped pin - fun, scenic drive, cute old bridge

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in December 2016

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BH Photo #371549

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over North Mud Creek on SE Sparks Road
Location
Caldwell County, Missouri
Status
Superstructure replaced
History
Built ca. 1905, probably the Canton Bridge Co.; replaced 2009
Builder
- Canton Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Bedstead double-intersection Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 32.2 ft.
Total length: 32.2 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.60997, -93.87076   (decimal degrees)
39°36'36" N, 93°52'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/425250/4384831 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Braymer
Land survey
T. 55 N., R. 26 W., Sec. 6
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
25
Inventory numbers
MO 013-215000.3 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 19227 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 42724 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 74.2 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • December 3, 2016: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • June 6, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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