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.
- Lost through truss bridge over South Moreau Creek on Route D
- Cole County, Missouri
- Replaced by a new bridge
- Built 1922 in Lafayette County and relocated and erected here in 1956 with new approach spans
- Riveted, 6-panel Pratt through truss
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:
- Land survey
- T. 43 N., R. 13 W., Sec. 10
- 636 ft. above sea level
- Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
- 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 report (as of December 2013)
- Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 29.6 (out of 100)
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- June 20, 2016: Updated by Clark Vance: Name per topo, elevation
- August 23, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: Corrected construction date per inspection report.