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US59 Little Tarkio Ditch Bridge

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Through truss bridge over Little Tarkio Ditch on US 59
Holt County, Missouri
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1926; rehabilitated 1943
- George W. Condon Construction Co. of Omaha, Nebraska (Contractor)
- Otto K. Knutson (1943 rehabilitation)
Riveted, skewed, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Length of largest span: 121.0 ft.
Total length: 245.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.19556, -95.34056   (decimal degrees)
40°11'44" N, 95°20'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/300772/4452089 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Land survey
T. 62 N., R. 39 W., Sec. 7
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
Inventory numbers
MoDOT H-457R (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 4992 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21627 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 21.1 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • December 10, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished and replaced.
  • April 25, 2010: Updated by David Backlin: Scheduled for replacement



Little Tarkio Ditch US 59 Bridge
Posted August 18, 2011, by Doug Burch (dougbstf [at] yahoo [dot] com)

The Missouri Department of Transportation has announced that Holt County US 59 Hwy. is scheduled to close on Monday, August 22, 2011 (weather permitting) for a Safe & Sound bridge replacement project over the Little Tarkio Creek located one mile east of Interstate 29. The bridge is expected to be closed to traffic for six to eight weeks during construction.