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Berry Bridge

Photos 

Overview from the south

Photo taken by Clark Vance in August 2013

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BH Photo #262001

Map 

Description 

According to a local resident this is called the Berry Bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Blackwater River on CR 315 southeast of Sweet Springs
Location
Saline County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1929 by the Kansas City Bridge Co.
Builder
- Kansas City Bridge Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
North approach: Riveted, 4-panel Pratt pony truss
Main span: Riveted, 8-panel Pratt through truss
South approach: Riveted Warren pony truss, alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.1 ft.
Total length: 241.2 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 18.0 ft.
Also called
Blackwater River CR 315 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.94160, -93.39617   (decimal degrees)
38°56'30" N, 93°23'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/465666/4310370 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sweet Springs
Land survey
T. 48 N., R. 23 W., Sec. 13
Elevation
652 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
MONBI 23875 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 36131 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 21.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
35

Update Log 

  • February 20, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • August 7, 2013: New photos from Clark Vance
  • March 20, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Added local name

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