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Bryants Creek MO 79 Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken March 2006 by Jack Schmidt

BH Photo #106792

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony plate girder bridge over Bryants Creek on MO 79
Location
Pike County, Missouri
Status
Open to two-lane traffic
Future prospects
Scheduled for Replacement September 2016
History
Built 1935, replaced 2016
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.3 ft.
Total length: 176.8 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.24328, -90.81478   (decimal degrees)
39°14'36" N, 90°48'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/688581/4346050 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elsberry
Land survey
T. 52 N., R. 2 E., Sec. 29
Inventory numbers
MoDOT K-324 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 5769 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 22314 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2015)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 4.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
994

Categories 

Built 1935 (1,669)
Built during 1930s (10,694)
Doomed (1,034)
Girder (8,180)
Have street view (22,590)
Lost (18,949)
Lost 2016 (149)
Lost during 2010s (2,080)
MO 79 (14)
Missouri (5,968)
Owned by state (13,899)
Pike County, Missouri (87)
Plate girder (6,282)
Replaced by new bridge (12,573)
Skewed (4,719)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,884)
Structurally deficient (18,555)
Through girder (3,033)
Total length 175-250 feet (3,815)

Update Log 

  • April 10, 2017: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • July 17, 2016: New Street View added by David Backlin
  • March 22, 2006: Posted photos from Jack Schmidt

Sources 

  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net

Comments 

Bryants Creek MO 79 Bridge
Posted July 17, 2016, by David Backlin (us71 [at] cox [dot] net)

MoDOT has announced they will replace this bridge starting in September.

Bryants Creek MO 79 Bridge
Posted April 2, 2016, by tillerman (tillerman61 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge is being replaced this summer.