Rating:
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Johnson Creek Old US 66 Bridge

Photos 

Oblique view

Photo taken by David Backlin

BH Photo #105888

Map 

Video 

Mark W. Shannon

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Johnson Creek on CR 2062 (Old US 66)
Location
Lawrence County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1923; made obsolete by new bridge on US 66 (now MO 96) in 1960
Builder
- Baker & Koontz of Carthage, Missouri (Contractor)
Design
Riveted, 5-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 104.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.18419, -93.70158   (decimal degrees)
37°11'03" N, 93°42'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/437726/4115535 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Halltown
Land survey
T. 29 N., R. 25 W., Sec. 31
Inventory numbers
MO 055-272001.0 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 20724 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21854 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 73.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
50

Categories 

5-panel truss (450)
Baker & Koontz (3)
Built 1923 (533)
Built during 1920s (8,751)
Lawrence County, Missouri (38)
Missouri (5,935)
Open (36,527)
Owned by county (18,846)
Pratt through truss (4,596)
Pratt truss (8,016)
Riveted (1,874)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,025)
Through truss (12,893)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,635)
Truss (29,433)
US 66 (233)

Update Log 

  • September 12, 2016: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • June 20, 2016: New video from Mark Shannon
  • May 19, 2012: New photo from Larry Dooley
  • December 13, 2008: New photos from Gene McCluney
  • May 14, 2005: Posted additional photo from David Backlin

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