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Impala Street Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over East Fork Chariton River on Impala Street
Location
Macon County, Missouri
Status
Replaced with a concrete decked steel beam stringer.
History
Built 1896 by Farnsworth & Blodgett
Builder
- Farnsworth & Blodgett of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
Pin-connected, 2-panel Pratt bedstead pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 65.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.94804, -92.52114   (decimal degrees)
39°56'53" N, 92°31'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/540906/4422099 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Barnesville
Land survey
T. 59 N., R. 15 W., Sec. 1
Inventory numbers
MO 061-067001.6 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 14429 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
MO 061-048002.4 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 21958 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 20.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
20

Update Log 

  • October 11, 2016: Updated by Fmiser: Gone. Replaced with a steel stringer

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Comments 

Impala Street Bridge
Posted October 11, 2016, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Well, shucks. These old pony trusses are disappearing rapidly.

Impala Street Bridge
Posted October 11, 2016, by Fmiser (fmiser [at] gmail [dot] com)

I was driving along US 63, turned off to drive down a few miles of small, rough gravel roads to find - it gone. From the evidence there, I don't think it was longer ago than last summer. *sigh* Another one gone...