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Allenville Bridge

Photo 

View of metal bridge over ditch

Photo courtesy of the Little River Drainage District Collection, Missouri State Archives

License: Public domain: Released by author

View this photo at cdm.sos.mo.gov

BH Photo #235220

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over the Diversion Channel just south of Allenville on CR 238, just off Route N
Location
Cape Girardeau County, Missouri
Status
Collapsed
History
Built 1918 using a relocated span; destroyed by an overweight tractor April 14, 1977; eventually replaced by a concrete bridge in 1980
Design
Camelback through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 256.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.21535, -89.76691   (decimal degrees)
37°12'55" N, 89°46'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/254481/4122349 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Whitewater
Land survey
T. 29 N., R. 12 E., Sec. 6
Inventory number
BH 21074 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 14, 2012: Photo imported by James Baughn

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