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Millersville Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn

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Facts 

Overview
Lost two-span through truss bridge over Whitewater River on MO 72 at Millersville
Location
Millersville, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri
Status
No longer exists
History
Opened to traffic Oct. 5, 1924; rehabilitated 1975; replaced Fall 2009
Builder
- Muskogee Contracting Co. (Contractor)
Design
Two riveted, 6-panel Pratt through trusses
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 245.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.6 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.43267, -89.80370   (decimal degrees)
37°25'58" N, 89°48'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/251932/4146562 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Millersville
Land survey
T. 32 N., R. 11 E., Sec. 26
Inventory numbers
MoDOT G-467R (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 4652 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21112 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 18, 2018: Updated by James Baughn: Added opening date
  • December 16, 2009: Bridge has been replaced

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