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Sugar Creek Bridge

Photos 

View from northwest

Photo taken by James Baughn

BH Photo #106857

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Sugar Creek on CR 115
Location
Pike County, Missouri
Status
Open to one-lane with a 7 ton weight traffic
Design
Riveted, 4-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 81.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.49724, -91.17106   (decimal degrees)
39°29'50" N, 91°10'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/657261/4373555 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Vera
Land survey
T. 55 N., R. 2 W., Sec. 31
Elevation
446 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
MO 082-018002.5 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 12730 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 22339 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 41.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
5

Categories 

4-panel truss (257)
Missouri (5,968)
One-lane traffic (7,433)
Open (36,893)
Owned by county (18,923)
Pike County, Missouri (87)
Pony truss (15,085)
Pratt pony truss (3,200)
Pratt truss (8,071)
Riveted (1,910)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,884)
Structurally deficient (18,552)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,001)
Truss (29,552)

Update Log 

  • February 13, 2016: New photos from James Baughn
  • October 18, 2010: Updated by Jamie Forbes: Added GPS elevation @ 446'
  • June 6, 2005: Posted new photos

Sources 

  • Jamie Forbes - jwforbes87 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Sugar Creek Bridge
Posted October 18, 2010, by Jamie Forbes (jwforbes [at] rollanet [dot] org)

A few pictures from my visit: Sunday, October 17, 2010

NOTE: Continue down the gravel / dirt road to view the Ashburn Bridge, built circa 1907.