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US61 Buckeye Creek Bridge

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Overview

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #104419

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Buckeye Creek on US 61
Location
Cape Girardeau County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1922; replaced April 2010
Builder
- Linus Penzel
Design
Riveted, 5-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 54.1 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.54699, -89.68658   (decimal degrees)
37°32'49" N, 89°41'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/262659/4158946 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oak Ridge
Land survey
T. 33 N., R. 12 E., Sec. 14
Inventory numbers
MoDOT G-29 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 4560 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21083 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2008)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 14.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
1,338

Update Log 

  • April 23, 2014: New photos from Karen Daniels
  • October 6, 2005: Posted all new photos

Sources 

  • Karen Daniels

Comments 

Buckeye Creek US 61 Bridge
Posted January 11, 2010, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

This bridge will be gone by the spring:

http://www.semissourian.com/story/1601306.html