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Kaskaskia Bridge

Photos 

Replacement bridge

Photo taken by James Baughn

BH Photo #107347

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over the old channel of the Mississippi River on Route U connecting St. Mary, MO and Kaskaskia Island, IL
Location
St. Mary, Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri, and Randolph County, Illinois
Status
Replaced with new concrete bridge
History
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1977; replaced 2001
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.0 ft.
Total length: 360.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.88017, -89.94770   (decimal degrees)
37°52'49" N, 89°56'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/240750/4196616 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kaskaskia
Land survey
Survey #1862 (T. 37 N., R. 10 E.)
Inventory numbers
MoDOT X-393R (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 22669 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 2, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Merged NBI Data
  • July 15, 2009: Added by Nathan Morton

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