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Bear Branch Bridge

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Overview
Lost steel stringer bridge over Bear Branch Blackwater River on Mo 127 S
Location
Pettis County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1933, replaced 2010 as part of "Safe and Sound"
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 28.9 ft.
Total length: 90.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.88500, -93.43667   (decimal degrees)
38°53'06" N, 93°26'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/462127/4304105 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sweet Springs
Land survey
T. 47 N., R. 23 W., Sec. 3
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
624
Inventory numbers
MONBI 8880 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 44078 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 31.3 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • August 7, 2013: Updated by Clark Vance: Noted replacement
  • February 11, 2010: Added by David Backlin

Sources 

  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com