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Salt River CR 351 Bridge


Salt River CR 351 Bridge

Photo taken by Chris Gonnerman in March 2012

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)


BH Photo #227534



Pony truss bridge over Salt River on CR 351
Knox County, Missouri
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Near the end of a dead end road; will be around unless the Salt River gets it.....
Built ca. 1910
Pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt pony truss
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 132.8 ft.
Deck width: 13.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.96010, -92.27003   (decimal degrees)
39°57'36" N, 92°16'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/562346/4423583 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sue City
Land survey
T. 60 N., R. 12 W., Sec. 32
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
Inventory numbers
MO 052-351001.8 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 22338 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21810 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 22 (out of 100)
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Built during 1910s (9,247)
Knox County, Missouri (65)
Missouri (6,136)
One-lane traffic (7,535)
Open (38,211)
Owned by county (20,051)
Pony truss (15,695)
Pratt pony truss (3,476)
Pratt truss (8,741)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,177)
Structurally deficient (15,852)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,673)
Truss (31,227)
Wooden deck (6,003)

Update Log 

  • December 29, 2018: New photos from K. Allen Ballard
  • November 20, 2015: Updated by K. Allen Ballard: Update photos; info about future prospects; dead end road.
  • March 12, 2012: Updated by Chris Gonnerman: Corrected location.



Salt River CR 351 Bridge
Posted April 20, 2016, by Steve Richards (steverichardsdj [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This bridge was heavily damaged during the June 2015 flooding and is now closed to traffic.

The east end of the main span was pushed several feet to the south by a tree and debris.