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Devils Elbow Arch Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn

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Overview
Three-span open-spandrel arch bridge over Big Piney River on Route Z (Old US 66)
Location
Pulaski County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic on a four-lane divided highway with vintage pavement but no posted weight limits
History
Built 1942
Builder
- Maxwell Construction Co. (Contractor)
Design
Open-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 165.0 ft.
Total length: 638.0 ft.
Deck width: 58.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.85005, -92.07145   (decimal degrees)
37°51'00" N, 92°04'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/581691/4189583 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Devils Elbow
Land survey
T. 36 N., R. 10 W., Sec. 18
Inventory numbers
MoDOT L-35 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 6047 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 22367 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2011)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 62.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
296

Update Log 

  • January 30, 2012: New photos from Larry Dooley
  • August 19, 2011: New photos from Ben Tate
  • May 1, 2011: New photos from James McCray
  • January 25, 2005: Posted new photos

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Devils Elbow Arch Bridge
Posted July 3, 2009, by snoop (snoopdorkydork [at] rocketmail [dot] com)

Floated to this bridge yesterday

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