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Medicine Creek CR 284 Bridge

Photos 

East Approach

Looking West

Photo taken by Neil Krout in September 2018

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BH Photo #435446

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned through truss bridge over Medicine Creek on CR 284
Location
Mercer County, Missouri
Status
Derelict and abandoned
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 79.0 ft.
Total length: 126.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.30268, -93.38153   (decimal degrees)
40°18'10" N, 93°22'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/467576/4461422 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Half Rock
Land survey
T. 64 N., R. 22 W., Sec. 33
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
5
Inventory numbers
MO 065-284000.7 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 20997 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 22030 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2006)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
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Update Log 

  • September 30, 2018: New photos from Neil Krout
  • May 26, 2013: Updated by Chris Gonnerman: Updated bridge status again (found better satellite imagery)

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