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Hartmann's Ford Bridge

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Mo Dept of Transportation

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BH Photo #249804

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Bourbeuse River on North Bend Road near Union
Location
Franklin County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1916 by Miller & Borcherding Bridge Builders; replaced 1997
Builders
- Illinois Steel Co. of Chicago, Illinois (Iron/Steel Manufacturer)
- J. M. Moore (Engineer)
- Miller & Borcherding Bridge Builders of St. Louis, Missouri
Design
Pennsylvania through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 249.9 ft.
Total length: 270.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.43181, -91.01998   (decimal degrees)
38°25'55" N, 91°01'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/672823/4255583 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Union
Land survey
T. 43 N., R. 1 W., Sec. 34
Inventory number
BH 21489 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 5, 2013: Photos added by Karen Daniels
  • July 7, 2008: New photos from Historic American Engineering Record

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Comments 

Hartmann's Ford Bridge
Posted February 25, 2019, by Carol Maune (Carolmaune [at] att [dot] net)

Found all this information extremely interesting! As a lifelong inhabitant of Union, so much of which I was unaware! Thank you