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Vole Drive Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken September 1991 by David Summerlin for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #124089

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Clear Creek on Vole Drive (CR 312) east of Ritchie
Location
Newton County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a modern stringer bridge
History
Originally built 1886 at Redings Mill by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co., then relocated here in 1932. Replaced by a new bridge in 1993.
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Wrought iron, pin-connected, 8-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 118.1 ft.
Total length: 120.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.93815, -94.13064   (decimal degrees)
36°56'17" N, 94°07'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/399316/4088607 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Newtonia
Land survey
T. 26 N., R. 29 W., Sec. 29
Inventory numbers
MO 073-312000.2 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MO 073-312000.2 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 22181 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2008: New photos from James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER MO-69 - Clear Creek Bridge
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com