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Tipton Ford Bridge

Photos 

Looking north

Photo taken April 2005 by David Backlin

BH Photo #106578

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck girder bridge over Shoal Creek on Old US 71 at Tipton Ford
Location
Newton County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic with a 15 ton weight limit
History
Built 1918 by the Concrete & Steel Construction Co.
Builder
- Concrete & Steel Construction Co. of Joplin, Missouri
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.8 ft.
Total length: 387.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.3 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.97216, -94.42573   (decimal degrees)
36°58'20" N, 94°25'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/373094/4092734 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tipton Ford
Land survey
T. 26 N., R. 32 W., Sec. 15
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
400
Inventory numbers
MONBI 13015 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
MO 073-026004.5 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 22180 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 35.6 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • April 21, 2005: Posted photos by David Backlin

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