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Old Bluff Rd. over Dry Creek


South Approach

Photo taken by Neil Krout in December 2015


BH Photo #345483



from http://www.uglybridges.com

Status: Posted for load [P] Average daily traffic: 17 [as of 2011] Truck traffic: 10% of total traffic Deck condition: Satisfactory [6 out of 9] Superstructure condition: Good [7 out of 9] Substructure condition: Fair [5 out of 9] Structural appraisal: Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3] Deck geometry appraisal: Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5] Water adequacy appraisal: Equal to present minimum criteria [6] Roadway alignment appraisal: Equal to present minimum criteria [6] Channel protection: Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5] Scour condition: Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5] Operating rating: 20.8 tons [18.9 metric tons] Inventory rating: 10.9 tons [9.9 metric tons] Evaluation: Functionally obsolete [2] Sufficiency rating: 50.3 Recommended work: Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35] Estimated cost of work: $178,000


Steel stringer bridge over Dry Creek on Scott Avenue
Clay County, Missouri
Open to traffic
Built 1965
Steel stringer
Length of largest span: 33.1 ft.
Total length: 57.1 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.22714, -94.33076   (decimal degrees)
39°13'38" N, 94°19'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/385134/4342826 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Missouri City
Land survey
T. 51 N., R. 31 W., Sec. 13
Inventory number
BH 70518 (Bridgehunter.com ID)


Beam (13,345)
Built 1965 (198)
Built during 1960s (1,827)
Clay County, Missouri (102)
Missouri (6,050)
Open (37,688)
Owned by county (19,167)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,333)
Steel stringer (5,249)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,717)

Update Log 

  • January 13, 2016: Added by Neil Krout


  • Neil Krout - kickinpony [dot] 66 [at] gmail [dot] com