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Blomeyer Bridge

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Overview
Lost through truss bridge over the Diversion Channel between Blomeyer and Dutchtown on MO 25
Location
Cape Girardeau County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by earthquake-resistant concrete span; no visible trace of old bridge remains
History
Built 1932; replaced 1991-92 for a cost of $3.6 million
Builder
- S.J. Cohen & Co. of Blytheville, Arkansas
Design
Three riveted, 6-panel Pratt through trusses
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 360.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.23188, -89.65844   (decimal degrees)
37°13'55" N, 89°39'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/264159/4123907 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chaffee
Inventory number
BH 21080 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

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Blomeyer Bridge
Posted April 18, 2006, by Diane (dtcook1s [at] semo [dot] edu)

Just looking on websites about the flood of 1993 and found this picture. I live about a mile from the bridge and am proud to be from Blomeyer!