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Morris Ford Bridge

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Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Elkhorn Creek on Mabry Road
Location
Montgomery County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1930 by the Missouri Bridge & Iron Co.; replaced 1997
Builder
- Missouri Bridge & Iron Co. of St. Louis, Missouri
Design
Pin-connected, 5-panel Parker pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 87.9 ft.
Total length: 91.9 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.08187, -91.34152   (decimal degrees)
39°04'55" N, 91°20'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/643449/4327170 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bellflower North
Land survey
T. 50 N., R. 4 W., Sec. 22
Inventory numbers
MO 070-079002.2 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 42742 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/1990)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 19.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1988)
100

Update Log 

  • June 7, 2009: Added by James Baughn