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Boeckman Bridge

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Replacement bridge

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #106193

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost swinging bridge over Tavern Creek on Boeckman Bridge Road (CR 52-54A) southeast of St. Elizabeth
Location
Miller County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a concrete bridge
History
Built 1926 by Joseph Dice; rehabilitated 1976; replaced 2002-03
Builder
- Joseph Dice
Design
Wire suspension with two timber towers
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 159.1 ft.
Total length: 185.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 10.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.22647, -92.23982   (decimal degrees)
38°13'35" N, 92°14'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/566536/4231216 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Van Cleve
Land survey
T. 40 N., R. 12 W., Sec. 10
Inventory numbers
NRHP 79001382 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
MONBI 18312 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 22039 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 2, 2010: New photos from James Baughn

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