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Moundville Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Little Drywood Creek on CR 632 (Tally Bend Road)
Location
Vernon County, Missouri
Status
Currently being dismantled and relocated
Future prospects
To be relocated to Katy Allen Lake as a pedestrian bridge
History
Built 1893-94 by Farnsworth & Blodgett; closed to traffic March 2012; dismantled 2017
Builder
- Farnsworth & Blodgett of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
Pin-connected, 3-panel Pratt bedstead pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 48.8 ft.
Total length: 96.1 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.76522, -94.39594   (decimal degrees)
37°45'55" N, 94°23'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/377047/4180683 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Moundville
Land survey
T. 35 N., R. 32 W., Sec. 31
Inventory numbers
MO 108-632000.5 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 25124 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 22752 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 19.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
50

Update Log 

  • February 2, 2017: Updated by James Baughn: Bridge is in process of being relocated
  • December 24, 2014: Updated by James Baughn: Closed to traffic March 2012

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