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Fiddlers Ford Bridge

Photos 

Portal and approach

Photo taken Sept. 2004 by Rex Mueting

BH Photo #105170

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Turnback Creek on CR 540
Location
Dade County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1911 by the Canton Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio; replaced 2015
Builder
- Canton Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Pin-connected, 7-panel Pratt through truss with wooden deck
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 87.9 ft.
Total length: 175.8 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.38387, -93.79891   (decimal degrees)
37°23'02" N, 93°47'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/429274/4137756 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Greenfield
Land survey
T. 31 N., R. 26 W., Sec. 33
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
30
Inventory numbers
MONBI 22261 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
MO 029-348000.3 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 21378 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2014)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 22.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Sources 

  • Rex Mueting - cessna55u [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Fiddlers Ford Bridge
Posted May 28, 2016, by Stephen (mosapper [at] gmail [dot] com)

This classic steel bridge has been removed and replaced with a precast concrete bridge. I am unsure about the whereabouts of the previous structure or even if it wasn't scrapped.