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Aquilla Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn

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Description 

The road from the north has recently been vacated by the county. It's not clear if the road from the south is still open to the public.

Facts 

Overview
Derelict through truss bridge over Castor River east of Aquilla at end of CR 535
Location
Stoddard County, Missouri
Status
Abandoned with missing deck
Future prospects
Available for reuse
History
Completed March 1906 by the Vincennes Bridge Co.
Builder
- Vincennes Bridge Co. of Vincennes, Indiana
Design
Pin-connected, 7-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 125.0 ft.
Total length: 125.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Also called
Proffer Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.94827, -89.87527   (decimal degrees)
36°56'54" N, 89°52'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/243966/4092997 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bloomfield
Land survey
T. 27 N., R. 11 E., Sec. 28
Inventory numbers
103-052000.0
BH 22679 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/1990)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 22.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1988)
100

Update Log 

  • March 26, 2005: Posted all new photos