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Fillmore Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned four-span concrete arch bridge over Shoal Creek
Location
Newton County, Missouri
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1919 by the Concrete & Steel Construction Co.; abandoned ca. 1989
Builder
- Concrete & Steel Construction Co. of Joplin, Missouri
Design
Four closed-spandrel elliptical arches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 66.0 ft.
Total length: 263.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.5 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.03697, -94.56317   (decimal degrees)
37°02'13" N, 94°33'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/360977/4100116 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Joplin West
Land survey
T. 27 N., R. 33 W., Sec. 29
Inventory numbers
MO 073-008000.3 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 42831 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 16, 2010: Updated by David Backlin: Added GPS, USGS Info
  • June 21, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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Comments 

Fillmore Bridge
Posted May 18, 2013, by jayhawk

2013 Google Maps imagery shows that this bridge still exists and is closed to traffic. It looks like it's in bad shape - parts of the deck and large sections of railings are missing.