Rating:
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La Russell Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by Greg Hall

BH Photo #105891

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Spring River on CR 1000, northeast of La Russell
Location
Lawrence County, Missouri, and Jasper County, Missouri
Status
Open
History
Built 1898 by the Kansas City Bridge Co.
Builder
- Kansas City Bridge Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
Pin-connected, 7-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 123.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Bowers Mill Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.15332, -94.05635   (decimal degrees)
37°09'12" N, 94°03'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/406173/4112774 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
La Russell
Land survey
T. 28 N., R. 29 W., Sec. 12
Inventory numbers
MO 055-178000.0 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 18225 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21855 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 37.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
50

Update Log 

  • September 11, 2016: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • July 21, 2014: Updated by Ralph Demars: Updated Status
  • May 19, 2012: New photo from Larry Dooley
  • December 13, 2008: New photo from Gene McCluney
  • January 11, 2007: Posted photos from Greg Hall

Sources 

Comments 

La Russell Bridge
Posted July 20, 2014, by Chip Taylor (hotcharlie [at] gmail [dot] com)

Hey: Big news - they recently found the bridge to be fit for traffic and reopened it (see attached photo).