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Mount Sterling Bridge

Photos 

Bridge construction - ca. 1925

Public domain photo from the John Mark Graham Highway Department Photograph Collection/Missouri State Archives

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BH Photo #214742

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Gasconade River at Mount Sterling on US 50
Location
Gasconade County, Missouri
Status
Replaced 1979
History
Built 1925; Replaced 1979
Builder
- Leif J. Sverdrup
Design
Polygonal Warren through truss with Warren deck truss approaches
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.46560, -91.62953   (decimal degrees)
38°27'56" N, 91°37'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/619561/4258366 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cooper Hill
Land survey
T. 43 N., R. 6 W., Sec. 19
Inventory number
BH 21516 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 11, 2017: Updated by Dave King: Added category "M-frame portal" and approach design
  • September 24, 2011: Photo imported by James Baughn