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Short Road Bridge

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Overview

Photo taken July 2007 by James Baughn

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BH Photo #109077

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Loutre River on Short Road
Location
Montgomery County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1909 by the Missouri Bridge & Iron Co.
Builder
- Missouri Bridge & Iron Co. of St. Louis, Missouri
Design
Pin-connected, 8-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 140.1 ft.
Total length: 140.1 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.82020, -91.53566   (decimal degrees)
38°49'13" N, 91°32'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/627122/4297842 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Americus
Land survey
T. 47 N., R. 6 W., Sec. 24
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
50
Inventory numbers
MO 070-269000.6 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 20656 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 22146 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 21.6 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 21, 2013: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited Status and updated Year Lost per the forum comments.
  • September 24, 2007: Posted new photos

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Comments 

Short Road Bridge
Posted March 20, 2013, by Brian Shahan (mcsd417 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This Bridge is no longer standing. It was tore down and replaced several years ago.

Short Road Bridge
Posted July 23, 2010, by Anonymous

Bridge was removed and replaced 2010