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Lake St. Louis Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Lake St. Louis (Peruque Creek) on Civic Center Drive (Old US 40/61)
Location
St. Charles County, Missouri
Status
Open to two lanes of traffic
History
Built 1935; parallel bridge built 1968; bypassed 2009
Builder
- F.T. O'Dell of Hannibal, Missouri (Contractor)
Design
Polygonal Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 102.0 ft.
Total length: 229.9 ft.
Deck width: 32.1 ft.
Also called
Old US61 Lake St. Louis Bridge
Old US40 Lake St. Louis Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.78675, -90.80343   (decimal degrees)
38°47'12" N, 90°48'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/690784/4295403 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wentzville
Land survey
T. 47 N., R. 2 E., Sec. 33
Inventory numbers
MoDOT J-991R (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 5616 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 22575 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 71.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
1,357

Update Log 

  • April 16, 2017: New photo from Daniel Barnes
  • January 14, 2015: New photos from James McCray
  • May 3, 2010: Updated by James Baughn: Bridge has been rehabilitated and now carries a frontage road
  • September 8, 2009: New photos from James Baughn
  • June 6, 2005: Posted new photos

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Daniel Barnes