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Salt Creek CR 115 Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by James Baughn in July 2014

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BH Photo #290555

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Two-span pony truss bridge over Salt Creek on CR 115
Location
Chariton County, Missouri
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Future prospects
The Chariton County Commission is now accepting proposals for the relocation and reuse of the bridge or its components until May 15, 2015.
History
Built 1916 by the Massillon Bridge Co.
Builder
- Massillon Bridge Co. of Massillon, Ohio
Design
Main span: Riveted Warren bedstead pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 157.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.44333, -93.16834   (decimal degrees)
39°26'36" N, 93°10'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/485514/4365989 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brunswick West
Land survey
T. 54 N., R. 20 W., Sec. 32
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
15
Inventory numers
MO 021-319001.9 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 21694 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21239 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2014)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 28.5 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • April 26, 2015: Updated by James Baughn: Bridge is doomed, but available for adaptive reuse
  • August 4, 2014: Updated by James Baughn: Posted new photos
  • July 27, 2014: Updated by James Baughn: Bridge is closed to traffic

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com

Comments 

Salt Creek CR 115 Bridge
Posted February 12, 2018, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I assume that the bridge was not bypassed and preserved in place...

Salt Creek CR 115 Bridge
Posted February 12, 2018, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This is a stunning and tragic loss. This was an extremely significant bridge due to its unusual configuration and it's pairing of two very different spans.

Salt Creek CR 115 Bridge
Posted February 12, 2018, by Eric Kinkhorst (erick [dot] bud [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge has been replaced

Salt Creek CR 115 Bridge
Posted April 26, 2015, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

With a MASSIVE ADT count of 15... Why are we in a hurry to get rid of this historic bridge?