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Discovery Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn

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Overview
Pair of through truss bridges over the Missouri River on MO 370 between St. Charles and Bridgeton
Location
St. Charles, St. Charles County, Missouri, and St. Louis County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1992
Design
Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 625.0 ft.
Total length: 3,455.2 ft. (0.7 mi.)
Deck width: 54.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.79786, -90.46637   (decimal degrees)
38°47'52" N, 90°27'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/720030/4297394 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Charles
Land survey
T. 47 N., R. 5 E., Sec. 32
Inventory numbers
MoDOT A-4557 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 3729 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 22571 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 87.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
27,184

Update Log 

  • August 8, 2016: New photos from David Huffman
  • January 23, 2006: Posted new photos

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