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Byrd Creek Route D Bridge

Photos 

Looking north

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #104461

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Description 

This bridge was originally constructed in 1924-25 (as Bridge G 865) in Scott County over Ramsey Creek/Diversion Channel (on what would become Route 61). It had three 20' approach spans on each end, and a total length of 212' 10".

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Byrd Creek on Route D northwest of Jackson
Location
Cape Girardeau County, Missouri
Status
Open to two-lane traffic
History
Built 1954
Design
Skewed, riveted, 8-panel Warren pony truss with verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 174.8 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.44256, -89.73567   (decimal degrees)
37°26'33" N, 89°44'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/257984/4147482 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jackson
Land survey
Survey #525 (T. 32 N., R. 12 E.)
Inventory numbers
MoDOT P-734 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 7851 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21090 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 41.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
394

Update Log 

  • March 16, 2015: Updated by Karen Daniels: added information on original location
  • June 5, 2006: Posted all new photos

Sources 

  • Karen Daniels