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Dresden Road Bridge

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Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Muddy Creek on Dresden Road
Location
Pettis County, Missouri
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1890-91 by the King Iron Bridge Co.
Builders
- George E. King Bridge Co. of Des Moines, Iowa (Contractor)
- King Iron Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio (Fabrication) [also known as King Bridge Co.]
Design
Wrought iron, pin-connected, 7-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 149.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.72592, -93.34574   (decimal degrees)
38°43'33" N, 93°20'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/469946/4286419 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sedalia West
Land survey
T. 46 N., R. 22 W., Sec. 33
Inventory numbers
MO 080-423001.7 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 22287 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 13, 2009: Updated by John Kritos: This bridge was replaced by a UCEB, date of replacement unknown.

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