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Messner Branch CR 149 Bridge

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Messner Branch CR 149 Bridge

Photo taken by Chris Gonnerman in August 2013

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

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BH Photo #262064

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Messner Branch of Salt River on CR 149
Location
Shelby County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Riveted double-intersection Warren bedstead pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 29.8 ft.
Total length: 30.8 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.88500, -92.07500   (decimal degrees)
39°53'06" N, 92°04'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/579090/4415402 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bethel
Land survey
T. 59 N., R. 11 W., Sec. 25
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
15
Inventory numbers
MO 102-044000.6 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 13644 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 22553 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 22.9 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • December 11, 2017: New photos from K. Allen Ballard
  • August 10, 2013: New photo from Chris Gonnerman

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Messner Branch CR 149 Bridge
Posted December 11, 2017, by K. Allen Ballard (speedeeprint [at] gmail [dot] com)

Finally visited here, 12-08-17; very well maintained, two track gravel road from MO Rt M south to it. Bridge has new bolts installed. Wing walls & deck are in decent shape.