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Buffalo Creek MO 79 Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on MO 79 south of Louisiana
Location
Pike County, Missouri
Status
Open to two-lane traffic
Future prospects
MoDOT accepting proposals for reuse until May 31, 2016
History
Built 1935-36 by contractor Deering & Davidson
Builder
- Deering & Davidson of St. Louis, Missouri
Design
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 92.5 ft.
Total length: 187.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.43104, -91.02004   (decimal degrees)
39°25'52" N, 91°01'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/670409/4366481 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Louisiana
Land survey
T. 54 N., R. 1 W., Sec. 21
Inventory numbers
MoDOT K-313R (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 5760 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 22315 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2015)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 7.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
1,298

Update Log 

  • July 30, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • June 8, 2005: Posted new photos