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James River FM 141 Bridge

Photos 

View Of Bridge, Looking West

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #150298

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over James River on FM 141 in Springfield
Location
Springfield, Greene County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1885 by the Kansas City Bridge & Iron Co.; replaced 1993
Builder
- Kansas City Bridge & Iron Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
Wrought iron, pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 102.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.10331, -93.32495   (decimal degrees)
37°06'12" N, 93°19'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/471126/4106382 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nixa
Land survey
T. 28 N., R. 22 W., Sec. 27
Inventory numbers
MO 039-141022.4 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 17075 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21533 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/1990)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 0.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1988)
50

Update Log 

  • December 2, 2009: Posted HAER photos
  • March 23, 2009: New photo from Nathan Morton

Sources 

  • Nathan Morton - morton890 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • HAER MO-44 - James River Bridge, .6 mile North of Greene-Christian County Line, Springfield vicinity, Greene County, MO