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Wilton Springs Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken October 2007 by James Baughn

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BH Photo #109361

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Salt Fork on CR 215
Location
Saline County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1899 by the Central Bridge Co. of St. Louis; closed to traffic Sept. 18, 2007, removed 2014
Builder
- Central Bridge Co. of St. Louis
Design
Pin-connected, 8-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 165.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.07429, -93.12018   (decimal degrees)
39°04'27" N, 93°07'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/489604/4325027 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Napton
Land survey
T. 50 N., R. 20 W., Sec. 32
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
35
Inventory numbers
MO 097-165002.3 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 17874 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 22489 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2012)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 16.4 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • January 12, 2013: Planning is underway for replacing this bridge
  • October 24, 2007: Posted new photos

Comments 

Salt Fork CR 215 Bridge
Posted October 18, 2007, by Kathleen Fairchild (fairkt1 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge was closed by the Saline County Commission in September 2007. There is, as yet, no plan in place for repair or replacement, and the bridge is closed for the forseeable future.