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Grand Drive Bridge

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Deck view

Photo taken by Mark Dellbringge in September 2010

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Overview
Concrete stringer bridge over Forest Park Parkway and the MetroLink on Grand Drive in Forest Park
Location
St. Louis, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1936
Railroads
- MetroLink (BSDA)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Concrete stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 32.2 ft.
Total length: 71.2 ft.
Deck width: 56.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.64313, -90.27008   (decimal degrees)
38°38'35" N, 90°16'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/737591/4280712 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clayton
Inventory numbers
MONBI 12948 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 45982 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2016)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 30.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
5,000

Categories 

Beam (11,607)
Built 1936 (1,000)
Built during 1930s (10,443)
Concrete stringer (560)
Continuous (1,849)
Have street view (21,685)
MetroLink (16)
Missouri (5,903)
Open (36,161)
Owned by county (18,725)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,356)
St. Louis, Missouri (140)
Structurally deficient (18,309)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,367)
Wabash Railroad (542)

Update Log 

  • November 19, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Added link to image of bridge on westernrailimages.com
  • September 19, 2010: New photos from Mark Dellbringge
  • August 27, 2010: Added by Mark Dellbringge

Sources 

  • Mark Dellbringge
  • Grand Dr. bridge - View looking east from former Wabash Railroad track. Forest Park Blvd. is at the right.
  • James Holzmeier - wabashry [at] gmail [dot] com