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White River MO 76 Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn

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Overview
Five-span through truss bridge over White River (Bull Shoals Lake) on MO 76 near Forsyth
Location
Forsyth, Taney County, Missouri
Status
Open to two-lane traffic
Future prospects
Scheduled for replacement beginning September 4, 2017
History
Built 1953 to cross the new Bull Shoals Lake. The dam for the lake was completed in 1951.
Builder
- Maxwell Bridge Co.
Design
Five rivet-connected, 8-panel Camelback Pratt through trusses composed of four 181 and one 182 spans and two steel stringer approach spans.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 183.0 ft.
Total length: 1,009.6 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.68254, -93.10022   (decimal degrees)
36°40'57" N, 93°06'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/491045/4059661 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Forsyth
Land survey
T. 24 N., R. 20 W., Sec. 33
Inventory numbers
MoDOT F-364R1 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 4469 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 22738 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 31.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
5,000

Update Log 

  • July 15, 2014: Updated by Fmiser: Added category "Pratt truss"
  • July 6, 2013: New photos from M. D. Caillet

Sources 

  • Fmiser - fmiser [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

White River MO 76 Bridge
Posted July 15, 2014, by Fmiser (fmiser [at] gmail [dot] com)

Found a newspaper article that says the city of Forsyth decided NOT to keep the bridge for pedestrian use.

http://bransontrilakesnews.com/news/article_4475d5f8-e061-11...