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Forest Avenue Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn in May 2010

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Overview
Camelback through truss bridge over Sampson Creek on Forest Avenue (CR 329)
Location
Daviess County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1910, probably by the Dildine Bridge Co.
Design
Pin-connected, 7-panel Camelback through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 140.0 ft.
Total length: 140.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.05552, -94.15898   (decimal degrees)
40°03'20" N, 94°09'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/401148/4434562 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
McFall
Land survey
T. 61 N., R. 29 W., Sec. 27
Inventory numbers
MO 031-329001.1 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 21896 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21422 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2016)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 23.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
35

Update Log 

  • April 10, 2016: New photos from Neil Krout
  • September 8, 2011: New photos from Jason Smith
  • May 5, 2010: New photos from James Baughn

Sources 

  • Missouri Historic Bridge Inventory
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Neil Krout - kickinpony [dot] 66 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Forest Avenue Bridge
Posted April 20, 2016, by Neil Krout (kickinpony [dot] 66 [at] gmail [dot] com)

A video I shot, while hunting this bridge, and the Ember Ave. bridge.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYeKQokbHIE