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Bellerive Bridge

Photos 

Side view looking north

Photo taken May 2005 by Michael Trimble

BH Photo #107151

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over South Broadway on Bellerive Blvd. in St. Louis
Location
St. Louis, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic with a 10 ton weight limit
History
Built 1918
Builder
- Herkoltz and Herchert Construction Co. (Contractor)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Span length: 94.1 ft.
Total length: 94.1 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.56112, -90.24252   (decimal degrees)
38°33'40" N, 90°14'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/740264/4271680 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cahokia
Land survey
T. 44 N., R. 7 E., Sec. 16
Inventory numbers
MONBI 13483 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 22617 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2015)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 82.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
250

Update Log 

  • November 26, 2010: New photo from James Baughn
  • October 5, 2010: Updated by Mark Dellbringge: Corrected typo
  • August 29, 2010: New photos from Mark Dellbringge
  • June 1, 2005: Posted photos from Michael Trimble

Sources 

  • Michael Trimble
  • Mark Dellbringge
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com

Comments 

Bellerive Bridge
Posted December 25, 2008, by JZ (Zoomjz [at] aol [dot] com)

Does anyone know if this bridge was designed by the same people that designed the original I-64/US 40 bridge over Lindbergh Boulevard. It was built 25 years before Lindbergh, but has a very similar design.