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Turney Bridge

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Turney Bridge

Photo taken by Chris Gonnerman in July 2013

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

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BH Photo #261105

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Overview
Bedstead pony truss bridge over Thomas Creek on CR 453
Location
Shelby County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1907 by the Pan-American Bridge Co.
Design
Riveted, 2-panel double-intersection Warren bedstead pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 27.9 ft.
Total length: 28.8 ft.
Deck width: 10.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.70299, -91.97659   (decimal degrees)
39°42'11" N, 91°58'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/587736/4395293 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lakenan
Land survey
T. 57 N., R. 10 W., Sec. 36
Inventory numbers
MO 102-307000.5 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 21452 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 22564 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2016)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 18.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
15

Update Log 

  • July 1, 2016: New photos from K. Allen Ballard
  • July 27, 2013: Updated by Chris Gonnerman: Minor correction to bridge location.

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Turney Bridge
Posted July 1, 2016, by K. Allen Ballard (speedeeprint [at] gmail [dot] com)

Visited here July 15th, just before a visit to my dentist in Shelbina. More detail pics to follow.