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Old US61 Ramsey Branch Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Ramsey Branch on Old US 61 (S. Kingshighway) in Cape Girardeau
Location
Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic on a dead-end paved road
History
Built 1928
Builders
- Illinois Steel Bridge Co. of Jacksonville, Illinois (fabricator)
- Rouse Construction Co. of Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Design
Riveted, 8-panel Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.4 ft.
Total length: 176.8 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.25983, -89.56506   (decimal degrees)
37°15'35" N, 89°33'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/272529/4126780 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cape Girardeau
Land survey
T. 30 N., R. 13 E., Sec. 24
Inventory numbers
MoDOT H-573 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 5040 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21120 (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: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 42.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
403

Update Log 

  • April 23, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • February 7, 2005: Added new photos