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St. Laurent Creek Bridge

Photos 

Oblique view

Photo taken by James Baughn

BH Photo #107394

Map 

Description 

"The contract for building the St. Laurent bridge near St. Mary's was awarded to Stupp Bros. of St. Louis for $1490.50" -- Fair play newspaper of Ste. Genevieve, June 18, 1904

It's likely that this is the same bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over St. Laurent Creek on Second Street (unmarked) in St. Mary just south of US 61 and just north of the Perry County line
Location
St. Mary, Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri
Status
Open to one-lane traffic with a 3 ton weight limit
History
Built ca. 1904 probably by Stupp Brothers
Builder
- Stupp Brothers Bridge & Iron Co. of St. Louis, Missouri
Design
Half-hip Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 51.8 ft.
Total length: 55.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.87383, -89.94084   (decimal degrees)
37°52'26" N, 89°56'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/241332/4195894 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lithium
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
10
Inventory numbers
MO 095-388000.2 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 23059 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 22678 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 23.1 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • August 16, 2018: Likely a Stupp Brothers bridge
  • March 8, 2018: New photo from John Christeson
  • March 25, 2017: New photos from James Baughn
  • October 17, 2005: Posted all new photos

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