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Doniphan Bridge

Photos 

View Showing South Side Of Parker Through Truss Spans, Looking Upstream

Photos taken by James K. Corrigan in 1990 and 1991

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #123871

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost three-span through truss bridge over Current River on US 160 at Doniphan
Location
Ripley County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Completed 1928, replacing an 1898 bridge. Replaced in 1991.
Builders
- J.C. Elois Construction Co.
- Richland Construction Co.
- Vincennes Bridge Co. of Vincennes, Indiana
Design
From west to east
One concrete deck girder span, 33 feet long
One concrete deck girder span, 32.5 feet long
Three riveted, 8-panel Parker through truss spans, each 152 feet long
Twenty-three concrete deck girder spans, each 42.5 feet long
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 152.0 ft.
Total length: 1,493.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.61709, -90.83849   (decimal degrees)
36°37'02" N, 90°50'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/693296/4054571 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Doniphan South
Inventory number
BH 22454 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 16, 2018: New photo from David Shedlock
  • September 13, 2008: New photos from James Baughn
  • September 24, 2005: Revamped page

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