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US61 Saline Creek Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Looking north

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #107378

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Saline Creek on US 61 north of St. Mary
Location
Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1925; replaced Aug. 2004
Builder
- Public Works Construction Co. (Contractor)
Design
Center span: 8-panel Parker through truss
Both approaches: Warren pony trusses
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 151.5 ft.
Total length: 288.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.90132, -89.97751   (decimal degrees)
37°54'05" N, 89°58'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/238203/4199046 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kaskaskia
Land survey
T. 37 N., R. 10 E., Sec. 19
Inventory numbers
MoDOT H-64 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 4849 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 22676 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 11, 2017: Updated by Dana and Kay Klein: Sequenced
  • October 17, 2005: Posted updated photos showing the scene after the bridge was demolished