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Rome Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn

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Facts 

Overview
Two-span through truss bridge over Beaver Creek on CR 76-436 at Rome, beyond the end of Route A
Location
Douglas County, Missouri
Status
Closed due to abutment damage and later dismantled
History
Built 1913, closed and dismantled 2015
Builders
- J.H. Murray & Co. (Contractor)
- Kansas City Bridge Co. of Kansas City, Missouri (Fabrication)
Design
Pair of pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through trusses with concrete deck
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 201.1 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.84190, -92.77323   (decimal degrees)
36°50'31" N, 92°46'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/520218/4077357 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brownbranch
Land survey
T. 25 N., R. 17 W., Sec. 23
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
80
Inventory numbers
MO 034-209003.0 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 19067 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21465 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2014)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 20.3 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • July 21, 2015: Updated by Nathan Holth: Reduced to scrap metal.
  • July 11, 2013: New photos from Larry Dooley

Comments 

Rome Bridge
Posted July 21, 2015, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)
Rome Bridge
Posted August 30, 2014, by Art S (Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)