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Little Blue River Highway 71 Bridge

Photos 

South Approach

Photo taken by David Backlin in June 2008

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BH Photo #117549

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Description 

The bridge has been replaced

Facts 

Overview
Lost concrete tee beam bridge over Little Blue River on Frontage Road (Old US 71) in Grandview
Location
Grandview, Jackson County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1945 for US 71
Design
Concrete tee beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.9 ft.
Total length: 75.1 ft.
Deck width: 27.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.85311, -94.52828   (decimal degrees)
38°51'11" N, 94°31'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/367387/4301585 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Belton
Land survey
T. 47 N., R. 33 W., Sec. 35
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
404
Inventory numbers
MONBI 6069 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 36877 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2013)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 39.7 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • September 9, 2015: Updated by Kelly McClanahan: Updated status.
  • March 18, 2011: New photos from Clark Vance
  • June 10, 2009: Updated by David Backlin: Scheduled for replacement
  • September 7, 2008: Updated facts
  • July 17, 2008: Added by David Backlin

Sources 

  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • Kelly McClanahan

Comments 

Little Blue River Highway 71 Bridge
Posted February 21, 2017, by Max

Actually only the bridge superstructure itself was replaced. The original piers were reused and still present under the new deck.

Little Blue River Highway 71 Bridge
Posted October 24, 2015, by Kelly McClanahan

Drove by the bridge today. The new bridge is completed, although not quite ready for traffic. It appears to very similar to the old one, with exception of the railing.