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High Street Bridge

Photos 

Looking west

Photo taken April 2005 by David Backlin

BH Photo #105677

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Wooden stringer bridge over railroad tracks on High Street in Carthage
Location
Carthage, Jasper County, Missouri
Status
Open to two-lane traffic with a 10 ton weight limit
Future prospects
Scheduled for Replacement
History
Built ca. 1930
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 21.0 ft.
Total length: 151.8 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.18510, -94.31652   (decimal degrees)
37°11'06" N, 94°18'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/383143/4116217 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Carthage
Land survey
T. 29 N., R. 31 W., Sec. 33
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
500
Inventory numbers
MO 049-072000.9 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 14659 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21734 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 33 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • January 27, 2011: Updated by David Backlin: Scheduled for Replacement
  • April 30, 2005: Posted photos by David Backlin

Sources 

Comments 

High Street Bridge
Posted December 14, 2009, by JS

The locals call this the "Tickle-Belly Bridge". Me being from Illinois, I was riding with a friend of mine and she floored it and we just about went airborne over that bridge. I was definitely not expecting that, lol.

High Street Bridge
Posted April 15, 2009, by jack (JACKKAV [at] sbCGLOBal [dot] Net)

what rr runs under it?