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Slate Bank Ford Bridge

Photo 

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Mo Dept of Transportation

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BH Photo #250250

Map 

Description 

Notes: The road is marked "closed" from the north and "private property" from the south.

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Middle Fabius River on CR 391 (107th Avenue)
Location
Lewis County, Missouri
Status
Bridge has been removed
History
Built 1901-02 by the James B. Diver Bridge Co.
Builder
- James B. Diver Bridge Co. of Keokuk, Iowa
Design
Pin-connected, 7-panel Camelback through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 98.1 ft.
Total length: 147.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.19263, -91.93835   (decimal degrees)
40°11'33" N, 91°56'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/590368/4449678 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Deer Ridge
Land survey
T. 62 N., R. 9 W., Sec. 7
Inventory numbers
MO 056-053002.1 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 42884 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 12, 2013: New photo from Karen Daniels
  • August 8, 2011: Updated by Chris Gonnerman: Confirmed that bridge is gone.
  • July 12, 2011: Updated by Chris Gonnerman: Updated status.
  • June 27, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Comments 

Slate Bank Ford Bridge
Posted August 8, 2011, by Chris Gonnerman (chris [at] gonnerman [dot] org)

Where a bridge has been completely removed (as with this one) is it appropriate to post a picture of the site?