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Whitewater Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Whitewater River on Route A, just west of Whitewater
Location
Cape Girardeau County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Scheduled for replacement in 2020
History
Built 1954, replacing an older bridge built ca. 1880 located a short distance to the north
Builder
- Universal Bridge Co.
Design
Riveted, 12-panel polygonal Warren pony truss with verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.4 ft.
Total length: 221.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.23224, -89.80165   (decimal degrees)
37°13'56" N, 89°48'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/251453/4124314 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Whitewater
Land survey
Survey #2271 (T. 30 N., R. 11 E.)
Inventory numbers
MoDOT L-567 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 6352 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21125 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2015)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 48.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
640

Update Log 

  • April 27, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn