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Old US 61 Viaduct

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Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #254520

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Overview
Concrete tee beam bridge over BNSF Railway on Old US 61
Location
Cape Girardeau County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1928
Builders
- Linus Penzel (bridge contractor)
- Walter Lemaster (approaches)
Design
Concrete tee beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 52.5 ft.
Total length: 148.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.25889, -89.56472   (decimal degrees)
37°15'32" N, 89°33'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/272556/4126675 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cape Girardeau
Land survey
T. 30 N., R. 13 E., Sec. 24
Inventory numbers
MONBI 5041 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
MoDOT H-574 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 55651 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 66.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
403

Update Log 

  • January 5, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • May 26, 2013: New photos from James Baughn
  • February 26, 2013: Added by James Baughn