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Mussel Fork Route J Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn in May 2010

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Mussel Fork on Route J
Location
Macon County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1958
Design
Riveted, skewed, 7-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 173.8 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.95926, -92.84893   (decimal degrees)
39°57'33" N, 92°50'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/512902/4423246 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Boston
Land survey
T. 59 N., R. 17 W., Sec. 6
Inventory numbers
MoDOT N-251 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 6868 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21962 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2015)
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 2015)
178

Categories 

7-panel truss (348)
Built 1958 (308)
Built during 1950s (3,349)
Have street view (22,460)
Macon County, Missouri (76)
Missouri (5,955)
One-lane traffic (7,429)
Open (36,831)
Owned by state (13,861)
Pony truss (15,068)
Pratt pony truss (3,190)
Pratt truss (8,051)
Riveted (1,899)
Skewed (4,699)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,866)
Structurally deficient (18,538)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,296)
Truss (29,505)

Update Log 

  • May 6, 2010: New photos from James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com