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Moniteau Creek Road Bridge

Photos 

Oblique view

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #104884

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Street View 

Description 

More recently, this bridge/road provided one of several access points to Marion Bottoms.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Moniteau Creek on Moniteau Creek Road (Old MO 179)
Location
Cole County, Missouri
Status
Closed
Future prospects
Unknown
History
Built 1915-16 by the Kansas City Bridge Co.; made obsolete by a new bridge on MO 179 in 1967
Builder
- Kansas City Bridge Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
Pin-connected, 7-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.1 ft.
Total length: 221.1 ft.
Deck width: 14.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.72136, -92.39692   (decimal degrees)
38°43'17" N, 92°23'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/552426/4286028 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Centertown NW
Land survey
T. 46 N., R. 14 W., Sec. 24
Inventory numbers
MONBI 12151 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
MO 026-001000.2 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 21327 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 21.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
20

Update Log 

  • June 28, 2017: Updated by K. Allen Ballard: Changed status to intact but closed; future unknown.
  • August 27, 2016: New photos from Todd W. Baslee
  • August 6, 2016: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated status to closed as per forum post.
  • September 26, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars

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Comments 

Moniteau Creek Road Bridge
Posted June 28, 2017, by K. Allen Ballard (speedeeprint [at] gmail [dot] com)

Visited here June 27, 2017; bridge is intact but closed by concrete barrier. This was one road / part of access to state bottoms.

Moniteau Creek Road Bridge
Posted August 6, 2016, by TW Baslee (twbaslee [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

Just a quick note. I was driving by the bridge today, 6 August 2016, and it has been blocked off by concrete barriers. This has happened since early June 2016.