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River Road Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn

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Overview
Preserved through truss bridge over James River on River Road (Old US 60/65) in Springfield
Location
Springfield, Greene County, Missouri
Status
Open to pedestrians only as part of a city walking trail, but could still handle vehicular traffic
Future prospects
Preserved
History
Built 1922-23 by contractor M.E. Gillioz; bypassed by new bridges on US 60 in 1953 and US 65 in 1960
Builder
- M.E. Gillioz of Monett, Missouri (Contractor)
Design
Rivet-connected, 8-panel Parker through truss with one Warren pony truss at each end
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.0 ft.
Total length: 287.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.12289, -93.22835   (decimal degrees)
37°07'22" N, 93°13'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/479714/4108529 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ozark
Inventory numbers
MO 039-407522.0 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 23435 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21538 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2006)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 31.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
50

Update Log 

  • September 12, 2016: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • February 27, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt

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