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Walnut Acres Road Bridge

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Overview

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #104924

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Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over North Moreau Creek on Walnut Acres Road
Location
Cole County, Missouri
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1913; relocated 1921; demolished December 2008
Design
Pin-connected, 8-panel Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 169.9 ft.
Total length: 205.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.51730, -92.30175   (decimal degrees)
38°31'02" N, 92°18'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/560872/4263443 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lohman
Land survey
T. 44 N., R. 13 W., Sec. 36
Inventory numbers
MONBI 13788 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
MO 026-047002.8 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 21333 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 17, 2008: New photos from James Baughn
  • December 6, 2008: Bridge has been demolished
  • December 2, 2008: Updated by Kim Harvey: updated status on bridge

Sources 

Comments 

Walnut Acres Road Bridge
Posted December 18, 2008, by Wayne Kizziar (wayne1701 [at] cableone [dot] net)

What a shame, another grand old bridge gone.

Walnut Acres Road Bridge
Posted December 8, 2008, by Wayne Johnson (johnsonwe [at] embarqmail [dot] com)

Link to newspaper article regarding destruction of Walnut Acres bridge: http://www.newstribune.com/articles/2008/11/30/news_local/03...

Walnut Acres Road Bridge
Posted December 1, 2008, by Chris Jones (milkmanchris [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This bridge is now closed. Demolition is scheduled for the first week of December 2008. http://www.newstribune.com/articles/2008/11/30/news_local/03...