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Osage Fork MO 32 Bridge

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Photo taken by Greg Hall

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BH Photo #109628

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Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Osage Fork on MO 32
Location
Laclede County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1933
Builder
- Deering & Davidson of St. Louis, Missouri (Contractor)
Design
Riveted, 8-panel Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.2 ft.
Total length: 422.8 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.63343, -92.45348   (decimal degrees)
37°38'00" N, 92°27'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/548220/4165285 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Drynob
Land survey
T. 34 N., R. 14 W., Sec. 27
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
1,642
Inventory numbers
MoDOT S-326 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 8661 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21830 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2012)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 6 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • June 13, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • August 31, 2008: Updated design

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Comments 

Osage Fork MO 32 Bridge
Posted July 22, 2014, by Anonymous

Bridge has been removed and replaced.

Osage Fork MO 32 Bridge
Posted June 13, 2011, by Craig Philpott (cphilpott [at] puc [dot] edu)

In my experience the corrugated pipe normally is protecting a water level gauge of some type.

Osage Fork MO 32 Bridge
Posted June 13, 2011, by Cliff Darby (clif30 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

What's that corrogated pipe doing tied to the pier?