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Patterson Bridge

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Patterson Bridge #1

South End, RH Side, looking northeasterly. Sometimes you just get lucky in the afternoon and catch this kind of golden light!

Photo taken by K. Allen Ballard June 13, 2016

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BH Photo #355047

Map 

Description 

Contract was let for six bridges between the Decatur Bridge Co. and Monroe County 10 Feb 1913. [MO Bridge Inventory Inspection 6 June 1991] Cost of bridge was $2344.00

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Crooked Creek on County Rd 255
Location
Monroe County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
Builders
- Cambria Steel Co. of Johnstown, Pennsylvania
- Decatur Bridge Co. of Decatur, Illinois
Design
5-Panel Pratt Pony Truss, steel stringer approaches, with Lattice Diagonal Railing and concrete deck over steel stringers.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.0 ft.
Total length: 97.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.7 ft.
Also called
Crooked Creek CR255
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.61384, -92.04098   (decimal degrees)
39°36'50" N, 92°02'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/582322/4385337 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
S32, T56N, R10W
Inventory numbers
MONR30
564000.2
BH 72505 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
BH 72505 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 15, 2016: Added by K. Allen Ballard; upload photos; historic inventory data;

Sources 

  • K. Allen Ballard - speedeeprint [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Patterson Bridge
Posted June 15, 2016, by K. Allen Ballard (speedeeprint [at] gmail [dot] com)

I have more photos to load at a future date. Even with a concrete deck this is a cool bridge and great photo shoot with the right light.