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Brookline Arch Bridge

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Photo taken by April 1991 by Gerald Averett for the Historic American Engineering Record

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Overview
Lost concrete arch bridge over Wilson Creek on Farm Road 156 (Brookline Road) just west of Springfield
Location
Springfield, Greene County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a concrete bridge
History
Built 1918 by the Pioneer Construction Co.; replaced 1992
Builder
- Pioneer Construction Co.
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.0 ft.
Total length: 46.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.16856, -93.37011   (decimal degrees)
37°10'07" N, 93°22'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/467141/4113635 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Springfield
Land survey
T. 28 N., R. 22 W., Sec. 6
Inventory number
BH 21530 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/1990)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 47.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1988)
50

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2008: Posted HAER photos

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