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Buck Branch CR 318 Bridge (Horizon Trail Rd Bridge)

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Deck view

Photo taken by James Baughn in September 2009

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Buck Branch on CR 318
Location
Saline County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1901 by Stupp Brothers
Builder
- Stupp Brothers Bridge & Iron Co. of St. Louis, Missouri
Design
Pin-connected, 2-panel Pratt bedstead pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 29.8 ft.
Total length: 44.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.99005, -93.24393   (decimal degrees)
38°59'24" N, 93°14'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/478926/4315695 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Longwood
Land survey
T. 49 N., R. 21 W., Sec. 32
Inventory numbers
MO 097-391001.0 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 23131 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 22475 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2014)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 19.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
35

Update Log 

  • January 6, 2018: New photos from Neil Krout
  • October 3, 2009: New photos from James Baughn

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Buck Branch CR 318 Bridge
Posted January 6, 2018, by Neil Krout (kickinpony [dot] 66 [at] gmail [dot] com)

My wife and I happened upon this little jewel today. The name of the road has changed to "Horizon Trl", but it still has the 318 road signs, the road also has new gravel. The deck of the bridge appears to be in great shape, as it was probably replaced in the past couple of years, or so. It's nice to see that the plaque is still intact.