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Bellerive Bridge

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Side view looking north

Photo taken May 2005 by Michael Trimble

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 04/2011)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
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 2011)
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.