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Millport Route M Bridge

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Millport Route M Bridge

Millport Route M Bridge, facing northwest.

Photo taken by Chris Gonnerman in August 2011

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BH Photo #207703

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss on Route M near Millport over Middle Fork Fabius River
Location
Knox County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1954 to replace the collapsed Millport Covered Bridge; replaced 2012
Design
Riveted, 9-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 300.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.27057, -92.09192   (decimal degrees)
40°16'14" N, 92°05'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/577206/4458184 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rutledge
Land survey
T. 63 N., R. 11 W., Sec. 14
Elevation
660 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
420
Inventory numbers
MONBI 7718 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21802 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 2 (out of 100)
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Categories 

9-panel truss (146)
Built 1954 (357)
Built during 1950s (3,844)
Have street view (26,931)
Knox County, Missouri (70)
Lost (24,713)
Lost 2012 (382)
Lost during 2010s (3,279)
Missouri (6,302)
Owned by state (15,983)
Pony truss (16,182)
Pratt pony truss (3,637)
Pratt truss (9,293)
Replaced by new bridge (16,567)
Riveted (2,165)
Skewed (4,906)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,395)
Structurally deficient (14,211)
Total length 250-500 feet (5,224)
Truss (32,772)

Update Log 

  • June 26, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished.
  • August 6, 2011: New photo from Chris Gonnerman
  • August 10, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.

Comments 

Millport Route M Bridge
Posted June 26, 2012, by Anonymous (tillerman61 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge is now gone and is being replaced.