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Metzgar Bridge

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Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Long Branch on CR 296
Location
Knox County, Missouri
Status
Replaced with tube and fill
History
Built 1906 by the Illinois Steel Bridge Co.
Builder
- Illinois Steel Bridge Co. of Jacksonville, Illinois
Design
Pin-connected, 3-panel Pratt bedstead pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 36.0 ft.
Total length: 37.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.08500, -92.02500   (decimal degrees)
40°05'06" N, 92°01'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/583123/4437646 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Edina SE
Land survey
T. 61 N., R. 10 W., Sec. 16
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
5
Inventory numbers
MO 052-296001.2 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 21230 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21796 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 24 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • August 21, 2011: Updated by Chris Gonnerman: Bridge removed, replaced with tube and fill dirt.