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Davis Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken March 2006 by Jack Schmidt

BH Photo #105952

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over North Fork Cuivre River on Davis Road beyond the end of Route BB at Davis
Location
Lincoln County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Future prospects
According to a January 31st 2012 article in the Lincoln County Journal, funding is being secured to replace the bridge this year.
History
Built or relocated here in 1963; rehabilitated 1995; replaced 2014
Design
Riveted, 6-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 167.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.05757, -91.01525   (decimal degrees)
39°03'27" N, 91°00'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/671730/4325039 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Silex
Land survey
T. 50 N., R. 1 W., Sec. 33
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
200
Inventory numbers
MONBI 16923 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21906 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2012)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 17 (out of 100)
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Categories 

6-panel truss (567)
Lincoln County, Missouri (250)
Lost (20,806)
Lost 2014 (255)
Lost during 2010s (2,440)
Missouri (6,072)
Owned by county (19,495)
Pony truss (15,442)
Pratt pony truss (3,312)
Pratt truss (8,378)
Relocated (741)
Replaced by new bridge (13,649)
Riveted (2,002)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,171)
Structurally deficient (17,435)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,518)
Truss (30,588)

Update Log 

  • January 31, 2012: Updated by Chris Perry: updated status per newspaper article
  • March 31, 2006: Posted photos from Jack Schmidt

Sources 

  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Chris Perry

Comments 

Davis Bridge
Posted June 21, 2012, by Ben Bray (bennmary [at] charter [dot] net)

This a picture of the old swinging bridge at Davis, Mo.

before this last one was built.