Rating:
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Red Bridge

Photos 

View from northwest

Photos taken June 2005 by David Backlin when the bridge was undergoing repairs

BH Photo #104782

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Three-span pony truss bridge over Bull Creek on Red Bridge Road southeast of Ozark
Location
Christian County, Missouri
Status
Open to one-lane traffic
History
Built 1915 by the Canton Bridge Co.
Builder
- Canton Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Three pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt pony trusses
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 85.9 ft.
Total length: 255.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.5 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.87497, -93.15594   (decimal degrees)
36°52'30" N, 93°09'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/486102/4081013 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Day
Land survey
T. 25 N., R. 20 W., Sec. 8
Inventory numbers
MO 022-433000.4 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 23796 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21250 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2015)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 19.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
25

Update Log 

  • January 31, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • April 3, 2012: New photos from Jason Smith
  • June 23, 2005: Posted photos from David Backlin

Sources 

Comments 

Red Bridge
Posted June 12, 2011, by Jim Watson (wattj42 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH FOR YOUR WONDERFUL PHOTOS-WE JUST VISITED THIS BRIDGE AND IT IS SO NICELY MAINTAINED-BEAUTIFUL DRIVE - OUR ONLY WISH IS FOR A BIT MORE ROOM TO PARK FOR WALKING VIEWS/PHOTOS. THANKS AGAIN TO EVERYONE INVOLVED-TRULY WORTH YOUR EFFORTS.

Red Bridge
Posted July 20, 2010, by Bob Kipfer (rkipfer [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

The substructure has undergone substantial renovation since your last listing.