172nd Street Bridge
The roadway is 16 feet wide, essentially one lane.
Photo taken by Clark Vance in June 2011
BH Photo #200527
The National Bridge Inventory and Missouri Historic Bridge Inventory list this bridge as crossing New Hope Creek, but maps indicate that New Hope Creek empties into Muddy Fork upstream from this bridge.
- Luten arch bridge over Muddy Fork on 172nd Street
- Clay County, Missouri
- Open to traffic
- Built 1919 by the Topeka Bridge & Iron Co.
- - Topeka Bridge & Iron Co.
- Two concrete Luten arches
Length of largest span: 43.0 ft.
Total length: 103.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +39.40437, -94.34498 (decimal degrees)
39°24'16" N, 94°20'42" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 15/384199/4362514 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Land survey
- T. 53 N., R. 31 W., Sec. 14
- 800 ft. above sea level
- Inventory numbers
- MO 024-049001.6 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 13850 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21281 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection (as of 12/2015)
- Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 47.7 (out of 100)
- Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
- January 19, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
- August 4, 2014: New photos from James Baughn
- June 8, 2011: Updated by Clark Vance: Added Pics and elevation