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Sumner Road Bridge


Photo taken by Ben Keller in January 2007

BH Photo #253296


Lost through truss bridge over Locust Creek on Sumner Road
Chariton County, Missouri, and Livingston County, Missouri
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1925 by the Pan American Bridge Co.; relocated here in 1963
- Pan American Bridge Co. of New Castle, Indiana
Riveted, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 130.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.69239, -93.27353   (decimal degrees)
39°41'33" N, 93°16'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/476547/4393652 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fountain Grove
Land survey
T. 56 N., R. 21 W., Sec. 5
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
Inventory numbers
MO 021-031000.0 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 13173 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21244 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2013)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 23.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 7, 2013: Updated by Tony Dillon: Bridge confirmed lost via satellite imagery



Locust Creek CR 101 Bridge
Posted January 28, 2007, by Ben Keller (bekellog [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Here are some more pictures of what is commonly known as the Sumner Road Bridge, as well as some of the Railroad Bridge(not currently in service) beside it. This railroad called the Chillicothe-Brunswick RR

Locust Creek CR 101 Bridge
Posted January 28, 2007, by Ben Keller (bekellog [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Pictures of the Sumner Road Bridge.