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Klondike Road Bridge

Photos 

Photos taken

Photo taken May 1992 by Lloyd Grotjan for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #123841

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Big River on Klondike Road northeast of Morse Mill
Location
Jefferson County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by modern bridge
History
Built 1900 by the St. Louis Bridge & Iron Co. as a two-span bridge at Times Beach over the Meramec River (Votaw Bridge). One span relocated here in 1933; replaced by a new bridge in 1993
Builder
- St. Louis Bridge & Iron Co. of St. Louis, Missouri
Design
Main span: Pin-connected, 10-panel Camelback Pratt through truss
West approach: 3-panel Pratt pony truss, 50 feet long
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 225.2 ft.
Total length: 275.2 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.29564, -90.63375   (decimal degrees)
38°17'44" N, 90°38'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/706927/4241266 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cedar Hill
Inventory number
BH 21762 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 23, 2013: Updated by Fmiser: Added category "Second location, portion of the original structure"
  • September 13, 2008: Posted HAER photos

Related Bridges 

  • Votaw Bridge (Parts reused from) - One of the two Votaw Road spans - approach and main span - was moved to Klondike Road in the summer of 1933

Sources 

  • HAER MO-71 - Klondike Road Bridge
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com