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Merritt Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Greg Hall

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BH Photo #148702

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Little Beaver Creek on Route T
Location
Douglas County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Scheduled for replacement 2018
History
Built 1934
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.2 ft.
Total length: 119.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.89895, -92.86810   (decimal degrees)
36°53'56" N, 92°52'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/511751/4083670 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Goodhope
Land survey
T. 26 N., R. 18 W., Sec. 36
Elevation
994 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
MoDOT T-154 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 9018 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 42712 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2016)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 17.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
530

Categories 

Beam (12,273)
Built 1934 (701)
Built during 1930s (10,691)
Concrete balustrade (681)
Curved (372)
Doomed (1,041)
Douglas County, Missouri (18)
Have street view (22,572)
Missouri (5,967)
Open (36,892)
Owned by state (13,897)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,737)
Steel stringer (4,841)
Structurally deficient (18,551)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,701)

Update Log 

  • April 12, 2017: Updated by David Backlin: Updated to Doomed
  • June 5, 2009: Added by Greg Hall

Sources 

  • Greg Hall - cyclebay [at] aol [dot] com
  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net