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172nd Street Bridge

Photos 

Looking east

The roadway is 16 feet wide, essentially one lane.

Photo taken by Clark Vance in June 2011

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BH Photo #200527

Map 

Street View 

Description 

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.

Facts 

Overview
Luten arch bridge over Muddy Fork on 172nd Street
Location
Clay County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1919 by the Topeka Bridge & Iron Co.
Builder
- Topeka Bridge & Iron Co.
Design
Two concrete Luten arches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 43.0 ft.
Total length: 103.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Recognition
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:
Holt
Land survey
T. 53 N., R. 31 W., Sec. 14
Elevation
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)
109

Update Log 

  • 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

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