Photo taken July 2005 by David Backlin
BH Photo #106169
This is one of the only surviving East St. Louis Bridge Co. spans. This firm was previously known as the Attica Bridge Company when it was located in Attica, Indiana before moving West around 1913. Many examples of Attica spans still remain in Indiana.
The latticed struts on this bridge are like the ones used on many Attica spans.
- Through truss bridge over Big Sugar Creek on Cowan Ridge Road (CR SE-E-58), just southwest of Route E near Powell
- McDonald County, Missouri
- Open to pedestrians only
- Future prospects
- Bypassed on a new alignment and 2 lane concrete bridge and converted to a pedestrian bridge.
- Built 1914-15 by the East St. Louis Bridge Co.
- - East St. Louis Bridge Co. of East St. Louis, Illinois (Superstructure)
- Fred W. Appleby (Substructure)
- Main span: Pin-connected, 8-panel Pratt through truss
North approach: Pin-connected, 4-panel Pratt pony truss
Length of largest span: 140.0 ft.
Total length: 209.9 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.3 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 20, 2011
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +36.61624, -94.18218 (decimal degrees)
36°36'58" N, 94°10'56" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 15/394285/4052952 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Land survey
- T. 22 N., R. 30 W., Sec. 21
- 981 ft. above sea level
- Inventory numbers
- MO 060-249000.5 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 20158 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
NRHP 11000215 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 22023 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection (as of 01/2012)
- Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 17.9 (out of 100)
- Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
- February 4, 2012: New photos from Larry Dooley
- March 9, 2011: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Fixed status as this bridge is to remain for pedestrian use.
- March 9, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: Bridge is closed to traffic.
- December 13, 2008: New photos from Gene McCluney
- July 1, 2008: Updated by David Backlin
- July 26, 2005: Posted photos from David Backlin