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Missouri Street Bridge

Photos 

Deck view

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #107752

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Breton Creek on Missouri Street in Potosi, just south of the courthouse
Location
Potosi, Washington County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic on a dead-end street
History
Reconstructed 1968
Design
Pin-connected, 3-panel, half-hip Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 16.7 ft.
Total length: 48.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.93576, -90.78827   (decimal degrees)
37°56'09" N, 90°47'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/694364/4200994 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Potosi
Land survey
T. 37 N., R. 2 E., Sec. 11
Inventory numbers
MONBI 22346 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 22782 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 44.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
200

Update Log 

  • March 9, 2017: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • March 30, 2014: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added description
  • March 30, 2014: New Street View added by Dave King
  • February 1, 2014: New photo from John Christeson
  • January 28, 2009: Updated by John Christeson
  • June 1, 2005: Posted all new photos

Sources 

  • John Christeson - john_christeson [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net