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McDouglas Creek Bridge

Photos 

East Approach

Photo taken by David Backlin in April 2009

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BH Photo #139142

Map 

Brief History 

Written by David Backlin

This bridge was built circa 1926 along State Route 16 which became part of US 60 in 1931. US 60 was moved to a newer, straighter alignment circa 1950 and the old alignment given over to the county.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete bridge over McDouglas Creek on Old US 60
Location
Newton County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1926; rehabilitated 2001
Design
Slab
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 22.0 ft.
Total length: 66.9 ft.
Deck width: 30.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.83031, -94.56680   (decimal degrees)
36°49'49" N, 94°34'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/360278/4077193 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Seneca
Land survey
T. 24 N., R. 34 W., Sec. 11
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
600
Inventory numbers
MONBI 25143 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 42445 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 85.5 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • April 26, 2009: Essay added by David Backlin
  • April 24, 2009: New photos from David Backlin
  • April 23, 2009: Added by David Backlin

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