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Truxton Road Bridge

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Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Bear Creek on Truxton Road
Location
Montgomery County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1912, probably by the Missouri Bridge & Iron Co.; replaced 1996
Builder
- Missouri Bridge & Iron Co. of St. Louis, Missouri
Design
Pin-connected, 4-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 97.1 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.99508, -91.27388   (decimal degrees)
38°59'42" N, 91°16'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/649389/4317452 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bellflower South
Land survey
T. 49 N., R. 3 W., Sec. 20
Inventory number
BH 38595 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/1990)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 18.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1988)
50

Update Log 

  • January 25, 2009: Added by James Baughn