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MO YY Bear Creek Bridge

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North Approach

Looking South

Photo taken by Neil Krout in August 2020

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BH Photo #477601

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Bear Creek on Route YY (former MO 29)
Location
Gentry County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1927
Builder
- Pittsburgh-Des Moines Steel Co. of Des Moines, Iowa & Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (contractor)
Design
Riveted, 4-panel Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.8 ft.
Total length: 192.8 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Also called
MO29 Bear Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.35154, -94.43111   (decimal degrees)
40°21'06" N, 94°25'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/378467/4467758 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gentry
Land survey
T. 64 N., R. 31 W., Sec. 18
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
218
Inventory numbers
MoDOT H-551 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 5032 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21519 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 33.8 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • August 1, 2020: New photos from Neil Krout

Sources 

  • Neil Krout - kickinpony [dot] 66 [at] gmail [dot] com