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Mercer County Road 162 Bridge

Photos 

Load Limit Sign

Looking South.

Photo taken by Neil Krout in August 2018

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BH Photo #432954

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Plate girder bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad on S. College Avenue/Harmonica Road in Princeton
Location
Mercer County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1901 by the American Bridge Co. as a railroad deck girder bridge; later relocated here and "flipped over" to form a through girder
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony/through plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.9 ft.
Total length: 211.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.38988, -93.58003   (decimal degrees)
40°23'24" N, 93°34'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/450771/4471193 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Princeton
Land survey
T. 65 N., R. 24 W., Sec. 34
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
35
Inventory numbers
MO 065-162000.0 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 17756 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 37545 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 37 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • August 11, 2018: New photos from Neil Krout
  • October 12, 2008: Added by James Baughn

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