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Willow Springs Viaduct

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #105501

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Plate girder bridge over the BNSF Railway yard on MO 137 in Willow Springs
Location
Howell County, Missouri
Status
Open to two-lane traffic
History
Built 1939
Railroad
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.4 ft.
Total length: 264.1 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.99106, -91.97023   (decimal degrees)
36°59'28" N, 91°58'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/591636/4094376 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Willow Springs South
Land survey
T. 27 N., R. 9 W., Sec. 30
Inventory numbers
MoDOT K-789A (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 5941 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21666 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 35.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
3,212

Categories 

BNSF Railway (1,083)
Built 1939 (655)
Built during 1930s (10,545)
Girder (7,921)
Have street view (22,042)
Howell County, Missouri (8)
Missouri (5,935)
Open (36,528)
Owned by state (13,639)
Plate girder (6,095)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,786)
Through girder (2,927)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,598)

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2016: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • July 19, 2006: Posted new photos

Sources 

  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net