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Buffalo Ditch Route P Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Ben Tate in August 2011

BH Photo #209528

Map 

Street View 

    Facts 

    Overview
    Pony truss bridge over Buffalo Ditch on Route P (Old MO 25) between Senath and Caruth
    Location
    Dunklin County, Missouri
    Status
    Open to traffic
    Future prospects
    Scheduled for replacement 2016
    History
    Built 1922; rehabilitated and widened in 1931
    Builders
    - Robertson, Carmean & Bennett of Caruthersville, Missouri (contractor)
    - Vincennes Bridge Co. of Vincennes, Indiana (fabricator)
    Design
    Riveted, skewed Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
    Dimensions
    Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
    Total length: 65.9 ft.
    Deck width: 22.6 ft.
    Skew angle
    45 degrees
    Recognition
    Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
    Approximate latitude, longitude
    +36.13440, -90.11849   (decimal degrees)
    36°08'04" N, 90°07'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
    Approximate UTM coordinates
    15/759295/4002702 (zone/easting/northing)
    Quadrangle map:
    Kennett South
    Land survey
    T. 17 N., R. 9 E., Sec. 5
    Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
    768
    Inventory numbers
    MoDOT F-965R1 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
    MONBI 4521 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
    BH 21468 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
    Inspection report (as of October 2015)
    Overall condition: Poor
    Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
    Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
    Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
    Sufficiency rating: 22 (out of 100)
    View more at BridgeReports.com

    Update Log 

    • October 21, 2015: New Street View added by David Backlin
    • August 19, 2011: New photos from Ben Tate

    Sources 

    Comments 

    Buffalo Ditch Route P Bridge
    Posted August 23, 2011, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

    According to the bridge inspection report for this bridge this structure was one of several truss bridges in this county to be widened and redecked in 1931.