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Taylor Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by James Baughn

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Map 

Description 

According to the inspection report for this bridge, the truss spans was originally built as G0388 in Lafayette County, removed from service in 1952, and relocated and stored on site here until 1956 when it was erected along with new approach spans.

1987 topo shows Taylor Bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over South Moreau Creek on Route D
Location
Cole County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1922 in Lafayette County and relocated and erected here in 1956 with new approach spans
Design
Riveted, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.7 ft.
Total length: 286.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Also called
South Moreau Creek Route D Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.49529, -92.34323   (decimal degrees)
38°29'43" N, 92°20'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/557273/4260975 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brazito
Land survey
T. 43 N., R. 13 W., Sec. 10
Elevation
636 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
MoDOT P-969 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 8009 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21331 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2013)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 29.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
288

Update Log 

  • June 20, 2016: Updated by Clark Vance: Name per topo, elevation
  • August 23, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: Corrected construction date per inspection report.

Sources 

Comments 

South Moreau Creek Route D Bridge
Posted June 13, 2014, by Anonymous (Tillerman61 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge has been demolished and is now being replaced.

South Moreau Creek Route D Bridge
Posted February 5, 2014, by tillerman (tillerman61 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge will be replaced in 2014 by MoDot. Construction to start this spring.