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US61 Hughes Creek Bridge

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Oblique view

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #104587

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Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Hughes Creek on US 61 south of Old Appleton
Location
Cape Girardeau County, Missouri
Status
Demolished May 2015
History
Built 1922; relocated slightly to new alignment in 1936; replaced 2015
Builders
- Koss Construction Co. of Des Moines, Iowa (contractor for 1936 reconstruction)
- Missouri Bridge & Iron Co. of St. Louis, Missouri (fabrication)
Design
Riveted, skewed, 6-panel Warren pony truss with verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 61.3 ft.
Total length: 158.1 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Skew angle
40 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.56004, -89.69465   (decimal degrees)
37°33'36" N, 89°41'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/261988/4160415 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oak Ridge
Land survey
T. 33 N., R. 12 E., Sec. 10
Inventory numbers
MoDOT G-28R (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 4559 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21105 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2014)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 7.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
1,102

Update Log 

  • May 31, 2015: Updated by James Baughn: Bridge has been demolished
  • April 8, 2014: Bridge is available for reuse
  • February 12, 2005: All new photos

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