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Perry Blackwater bridge

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Remains of the south abutment

Photo taken by Clark Vance in March 2012

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Description 

I was led to this spot by a nearby resident who had lived in the area only since the '90s. He said the bridge had washed out in 1963 but could not recall a name. Remains of the south abutment and the road approaching from the south are the only signs of a crossing.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Truss bridge over Blackwater River on County road (1001)
Location
Johnson County, Missouri
Status
Destroyed by flood
Design
Truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.89968, -93.54910   (decimal degrees)
38°53'59" N, 93°32'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/452384/4305787 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Concordia
Land survey
Sec. 4
Inventory number
BH 51759 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Destroyed by flood (170)
Johnson County, Missouri (36)
Lost (12,821)
Lost during 1960s (222)
Missouri (4,776)
Truss (25,649)

Update Log 

  • March 20, 2012: Added by Clark Vance

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com