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Elk Creek CR 536 Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in January 2019

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BH Photo #442454

Map 

Description 

Replaced with a makeshift stringer span.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over Elk Creek on CR 536 (Grant Road)
Location
Linn County, Missouri
Status
Closed
History
Built ca. 1920
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 30.8 ft.
Total length: 49.8 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.72124, -93.09634   (decimal degrees)
39°43'16" N, 93°05'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/491743/4396823 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rothville
Land survey
T. 57 N., R. 20 W., Sec. 25
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
5
Inventory numbers
MONBI 28850 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21933 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 19.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built during 1920s (9,300)
Linn County, Missouri (46)
Lost (21,035)
Lost 2003 (499)
Lost during 2000s (3,838)
Missouri (6,080)
Owned by county (19,549)
Pony truss (15,468)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,579)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,461)
Truss (30,745)
Wooden deck (5,975)

Update Log 

  • January 15, 2019: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • August 5, 2017: Updated by James Baughn: Moved pin to most likely location

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Comments 

Elk Creek CR 536 Bridge
Posted January 15, 2019, by Luke

NBI only refers to it as a stringer, and location was a guess by James.

Elk Creek CR 536 Bridge
Posted January 15, 2019, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

Trusses removed? Referring to original listing info.....

Elk Creek CR 536 Bridge
Posted January 15, 2019, by Daniel

updated *and* closed to traffic? that's disappointing.

have any pictures of the "update"?

Elk Creek CR 536 Bridge
Posted January 15, 2019, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

Bit disappointing, good hike down old right of way, old bridge has been "updated", and closed to thru traffic