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Lupus Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #106466

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge formerly over Splice Creek on Ridge Road (CR 4) near Lupus
Location
Moniteau County, Missouri
Status
Relocated to private property next to creek
History
Built 1894 by the Kansas City Bridge & Iron Co
Builder
- Kansas City Bridge & Iron Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
Pinned, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 110.9 ft.
Total length: 112.9 ft.
Deck width: 11.2 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.85131, -92.46258   (decimal degrees)
38°51'05" N, 92°27'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/546633/4300414 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jamestown
Land survey
T. 47 N., R. 14 W., Sec. 4
Inventory numbers
MO 068-004003.1 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 22082 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/1989)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 34.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1988)
100

Update Log 

  • September 24, 2008: New photos from James Baughn
  • August 3, 2005: Posted new photos

Sources 

  • HAER MO-85 - Lupus Bridge, Spanning Splice Creek at Moniteau County Road 4, Lupus vicinity, Moniteau County, MO
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com