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Shoal Creek Bridge

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North Approach

Photo taken by David Backlin in April 2009

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BH Photo #139191

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Shoal Creek on Business I-49 (former Business US 71)
Location
Newton County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1939
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 539.1 ft.
Deck width: 25.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.01088, -94.47964   (decimal degrees)
37°00'39" N, 94°28'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/368361/4097102 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Joplin East
Land survey
T. 26 N., R. 32 W., Sec. 6
Inventory numbers
MONBI 5934 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
MoDOT K-765 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 37507 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 34.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
6,074

Categories 

Beam (12,448)
Built 1939 (695)
Built during 1930s (10,727)
Concrete balustrade (689)
Missouri (5,983)
Newton County, Missouri (65)
Open (37,040)
Owned by state (13,940)
Skewed (4,718)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,046)
Steel stringer (4,896)
Structurally deficient (18,594)
Total length 500-1000 feet (2,572)
US 71 (144)

Update Log 

  • April 25, 2009: New photo from David Backlin
  • October 3, 2008: Added by David Backlin

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