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DeBaliviere Boulevard MetroLink Overpass

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Deck view (Between two tower structures)

This was shot from the MetroBus leaving Forest Park to continue north on DeBaliviere. The bridge is immediately after the traffic light.

Photo taken by Mark Dellbringge in August 2010

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost concrete stringer bridge over the MetroLink on DeBaliviere Boulevard, just north of Forest Park Parkway in St. Louis
Location
St. Louis, Missouri
Status
Removed but not replaced
Future prospects
To be replaced in conjunction with Delmar Loop Trolley Project
History
Built in 1937; modified for MetroLink station construction (balustrades removed) in 2005; demolished May 9th, 2015.
Builder
- Missouri State Highway Department
Design
Concrete stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 34.1 ft.
Total length: 92.9 ft.
Deck width: 32.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.64789, -90.28532   (decimal degrees)
38°38'52" N, 90°17'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/736249/4281201 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clayton
Land survey
T. 45 N., R. 7 E., Sec. 7
Inventory numbers
MONBI 12944 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 45899 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2013)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 57.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
9,050

Update Log 

  • May 9, 2015: Updated by Mark Dellbringge: Status change: Bridge is being demolished.
  • February 7, 2011: New photos from Mark Dellbringge
  • August 22, 2010: New photo from Mark Dellbringge
  • August 18, 2010: New Street View added by Mark Dellbringge
  • August 15, 2010: Added by Mark Dellbringge

Sources 

  • Mark Dellbringge