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US61B Wyaconda River Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn in May 2010

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Wyaconda River on Route B in La Grange
Location
La Grange, Lewis County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1932
Builder
- Hartmann-Clark Bros. Co of Dwight, Illinois
Design
Riveted, 9-panel Parker through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 185.0 ft.
Total length: 185.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.7 ft.
Also called
MO-B Wyaconda River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.05888, -91.49881   (decimal degrees)
40°03'32" N, 91°29'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/628033/4435372 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Long Island
Land survey
T. 61 N., R. 5 W., Sec. 30
Inventory numbers
MoDOT J-982 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 5610 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21891 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2013)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 30.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
796

Update Log 

  • April 11, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished and replaced.
  • February 25, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "US 61 Business"
  • May 7, 2010: New photos from James Baughn
  • April 22, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn

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Wyaconda River Route B Bridge
Posted April 10, 2014, by K. Allen Ballard (speedeeprint [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge is now gone, replaced by a (yawn) boring concrete structure maybe 2 years ago? I will get a pic soon and post.