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North River CR 253 Bridge

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North River CR 253 Bridge

Photo taken by Chris Gonnerman in September 2011

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BH Photo #214181

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over North River on CR 253
Location
Shelby County, Missouri
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Future prospects
Likely will be replaced, (like North River 2322), both ends of road are maintained pretty well.
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.1 ft.
Total length: 76.1 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.85235, -91.99352   (decimal degrees)
39°51'08" N, 91°59'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/586098/4411854 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Burksville
Land survey
T. 58 N., R. 10 W., Sec. 2
Inventory numbers
MO 102-187000.7 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 18485 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 22557 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 21.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
5

Update Log 

  • April 21, 2016: New photos from K. Allen Ballard
  • April 18, 2016: Updated by K. Allen Ballard: CLOSED; Visited April 15th, 2016; nice picturesque location. Will post new pics soon.
  • September 19, 2011: Updated by Chris Gonnerman: Corrected location.

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