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Rich Fountain Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #106638

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Two-span stone arch bridge over Brush Creek on Route E in Rich Fountain
Location
Osage County, Missouri
Status
Open to two-lane traffic
History
Built 1925 by Fred Schimmle
Builder
- Fred Schimmle
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 16.0 ft.
Total length: 35.1 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.39539, -91.88203   (decimal degrees)
38°23'43" N, 91°52'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/597626/4250277 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Westphalia East
Land survey
T. 42 N., R. 9 W., Sec. 12
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
1,744
Inventory numbers
MoDOT Y-198 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 9953 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 22245 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 61.1 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Arch (11,551)
Built 1925 (1,237)
Built during 1920s (9,556)
Deck arch (10,800)
Fred Schimmle (1)
Missouri (6,156)
NR-eligible (4,014)
Open (38,324)
Osage County, Missouri (22)
Owned by state (15,225)
Span length under 25 feet (6,566)
Stone arch (2,799)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,759)

Update Log 

  • July 24, 2014: New photos from Clark Vance
  • January 9, 2006: Posted new photos

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