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Three Arches Bridge

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Three Arches Bridge, North side, downstream

Photo taken by K. Allen Ballard in December 31, 2015

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BH Photo #344799

Map 

Description 

Probably replaced a wooden trestle. The ICC, Interstate Commission always gave poor audit reports for wood trestle structures due to difficulty and expense in maintaining them. A lot of 'Short Line' bridges were replace with steel decks & concrete pilings about 1910-25.

Facts 

Overview
Three-span concrete encased stone arch bridge over Little Peno Creek on CR 49
Location
Pike County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1900
Railroads
- Rail-to-road
- St. Louis & Hannibal Railroad (StL&H)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 16.1 ft.
Total length: 65.0 ft.
Deck width: 51.8 ft.
Also called
StL&H - Little Peno Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.47250, -91.31581   (decimal degrees)
39°28'21" N, 91°18'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/644865/4370566 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Frankford
Land survey
T. 54 N., R. 4 W., Sec. 11
Elevation
560 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
60
Inventory numbers
MONBI 13112 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
MONBI 13112 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
MO 082-029001.5 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 22333 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Sufficiency rating: 43.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 28, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • June 24, 2016: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • December 31, 2015: Updated by K. Allen Ballard: Add new photo; update history/description and categories
  • November 19, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "St. Louis & Hannibal Railroad", "Railroad"
  • October 18, 2010: Updated by Jamie Forbes: Added elevation @ 560'
  • October 3, 2009: New photo from James Baughn

Sources 

  • Missouri Historic Bridge Inventory
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Jamie Forbes - jwforbes87 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • K. Allen Ballard - speedeeprint [at] gmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com