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Nichols Ford Bridge

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Mo Dept of Transportation

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BH Photo #251984

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Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Sac River on SW 1050th Road, beyond the end of Route W
Location
St. Clair County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1922 by the Pioneer Construction Co.
Builder
- Pioneer Construction Co. of Malvern, Arkansas
Design
Pin-connected, 10-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 158.1 ft.
Total length: 193.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 20.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.86980, -93.80338   (decimal degrees)
37°52'11" N, 93°48'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/429340/4191673 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Caplinger Mills
Land survey
T. 36 N., R. 26 W., Sec. 21
Inventory numbers
MO 093-373000.1 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 38761 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/1990)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 25.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1988)
110

Update Log 

  • August 4, 2016: Updated by Kelly McClanahan: moved pin
  • April 1, 2013: New photos from Karen Daniels
  • January 28, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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Comments 

Sac River SW 1050 Bridge
Posted April 4, 2009, by Carl mccoy (mowoodchopper [at] hotmail [dot] com)

I beleive this is the black jack bridge, vilhauer bluff, We used to jump off this bridge as kids it was an awsome bridge

really high. If this is the right one I have a picture of this bridge.