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Bellefontaine Road Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by Jack Schmidt

BH Photo #107147

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over the BNSF Railway on Bellefontaine Road in West Alton
Location
West Alton, St. Louis County, Missouri
Status
Removed
History
Built 1942; replaced 2007
Railroad
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 84.9 ft.
Total length: 179.1 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.81238, -90.21703   (decimal degrees)
38°48'45" N, 90°13'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/741637/4299636 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Columbia Bottom
Land survey
T. 47 N., R. 7 E., Sec. 15
Inventory numbers
MONBI 15541 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 22616 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2006)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 2.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
890

Update Log 

  • March 10, 2006: Posted photos from Jack Schmidt

Sources 

  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net