Rating:
4 votes

Clay Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Greg Hall

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BH Photo #139513

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Small concrete arch bridge over Fassnight Creek on Clay Avenue
Location
Greene County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 21.0 ft.
Total length: 23.0 ft.
Deck width: 23.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.18863, -93.28458   (decimal degrees)
37°11'19" N, 93°17'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/474741/4115835 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Springfield
Land survey
T. 29 N., R. 22 W., Sec. 25
Elevation
1289 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
300
Inventory numbers
MONBI 23433 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 38707 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 60.8 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Arch (11,510)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,765)
Deck arch (10,761)
Greene County, Missouri (98)
Missouri (6,129)
Open (38,112)
Span length under 25 feet (6,499)
Total length under 25 feet (2,311)

Update Log 

  • December 31, 2009: Updated by Greg Hall: corrected GPS coordinates, added elevation
  • January 26, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Greg Hall - cyclebay [at] aol [dot] com

Comments 

Clay Avenue Bridge
Posted April 6, 2009, by Greg Hall (cyclebay [at] aol [dot] com)

Don't know bridge build date, but believe that it was built as part of Phelps Grove Park. Park construction was begun by 1914,with park possibly opening shortly afterward.