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Barnard Road Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by John Reynolds in August 2011

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BH Photo #210982

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Old Channel Grand River on Barnard Road
Location
Cass County, Missouri, and Bates County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1920
Design
Riveted, 5-panel Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.46561, -94.29000   (decimal degrees)
38°27'56" N, 94°17'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/387469/4248578 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Adrian
Land survey
T. 42 N., R. 31 W., Sec. 1
Inventory numbers
MO 019-577001.5 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 24912 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21166 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 49.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
45

Update Log 

  • September 4, 2016: New photos from Neil Krout
  • August 29, 2011: Updated by Ruth Reynolds: Corrected status to open to traffic.
  • June 19, 2008: Updated by Ruth Reynolds: Changed status to replaced by new bridge. This bridge is actually in Bates County, MO.

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Comments 

Barnard Road Bridge
Posted August 29, 2011, by Ruth Reynolds (ruthmusic [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge still exists and is still open to one-lane traffic. However, there is a low water crossing beside it that appears to be used by farmers in the area.