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Branch Medicine Creek Bridge

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Branch Medicine Creek Bridge

Photo taken by Chris Gonnerman in April 2013

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over a branch of Medicine Creek on a county road
Location
Putnam County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1920
Design
Riveted 10 panel Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Span length: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 80.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.52837, -93.31001   (decimal degrees)
40°31'42" N, 93°18'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/473742/4486449 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Powersville
Land survey
T. 66 N., R. 21 W., Sec. 18
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
15
Inventory numbers
MO 086-043000.1 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 13596 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 22377 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2013)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 38.8 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • December 11, 2018: Updated by Clark Vance: Noted loss
  • April 8, 2013: Updated by Chris Gonnerman: Corrected location and bridge description.

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