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Pape Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Greg Hall

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BH Photo #131590

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Little Clear Creek on CR SW 400
Location
St. Clair County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1911 by the Standard Bridge Co.
Builder
- Standard Bridge Co. of Omaha, Nebraska
Design
Pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 95.1 ft.
Total length: 142.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.97174, -93.95578   (decimal degrees)
37°58'18" N, 93°57'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/416052/4203109 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tiffin
Land survey
T. 37 N., R. 28 W., Sec. 13
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
10
Inventory numbers
MONBI 20496 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
MO 093-262002.3 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 22589 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2011)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 15.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 15, 2018: New photo from Neil Krout
  • December 9, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • August 4, 2016: Updated by Kelly McClanahan: moved pin
  • March 12, 2013: New photo from James Hinkle
  • September 15, 2010: Updated by Ruth Reynolds: Changed status to closed.
  • March 7, 2010: New photos from Ruth Reynolds

Sources 

  • Greg Hall - cyclebay [at] aol [dot] com
  • Missouri Historic Bridge Inventory
  • Ruth Reynolds - ruthmusic [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • James Hinkle
  • Kelly McClanahan
  • Neil Krout - kickinpony [dot] 66 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Pape Bridge
Posted August 20, 2009, by Mike Templeton (mk [dot] temp [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Visited the Pape bridge today, 8-20-09. It appears to be well beyond me driving across. I have heard rumors that it might be replaced.

Little Clear Creek SW 400 Bridge
Posted July 7, 2008, by Greg Hall (cyclebay [at] aol [dot] com)

Photo's date 8/6/04.

Photo 1 (91) water over road. Bridge is ahead and around a corner to the left.

Photo 2 (92) looking West.

Photo 3 (93) attempt at side shot.

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