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Cord Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Looking South

Photo taken by Neil Krout in August 2020

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BH Photo #477744

Map 

Description 

Google Maps shows that the bridge has been bypassed by a new alignment, but may have been left in place

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Big Creek on Cord Avenue (CR 349)
Location
Daviess County, Missouri
Status
Bypassed by a new bridge in 2010; converted to a picnic area.
History
Built ca. 1910, probably by the Dildine Bridge Co.
Design
Pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 102.0 ft.
Total length: 142.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.10141, -94.12744   (decimal degrees)
40°06'05" N, 94°07'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/403903/4439622 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
McFall
Land survey
T. 61 N., R. 29 W., Sec. 11
Inventory numbers
MO 031-349003.1 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 22305 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21386 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 2, 2020: New photos from Neil Krout
  • August 15, 2011: Updated by Jason Smith: Bridge still exists but as a picnic area. New bridge built adjacent to the truss bridge

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