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Wappapello Bridge

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View from a distance

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #107893

Map 

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Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over St. Francis River downstream from Wappapello Dam on CR 517
Location
Wayne County, Missouri
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1911 by Stupp Brothers Bridge & Iron Co.; replaced 2008
Builder
- Stupp Brothers Bridge & Iron Co. of St. Louis, Missouri
Design
Pin-connected, 10-panel Pennsylvania through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 209.9 ft.
Total length: 242.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.5 ft.
Also called
Davis Camp Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.92824, -90.26486   (decimal degrees)
36°55'42" N, 90°15'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/743616/4090406 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wappapello
Land survey
T. 26 N., R. 7 E., Sec. 2
Inventory numbers
MO 111-069000.5 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 14495 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 22814 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2007)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 17.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
100

Update Log 

  • January 31, 2013: New photos from Rusty Weisman
  • December 17, 2008: New photos from James Baughn
  • August 14, 2008: Updated by Kim Harvey: updated status on bridge
  • March 23, 2005: Posted new photos

Sources 

  • Kim Harvey
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Rusty Weisman

Comments 

Wappapello Bridge
Posted December 18, 2008, by Wayne Kizziar (wayne1701 [at] cableone [dot] net)

Well James at least you know now that the county removed the plaques and they were not stolen.

Wappapello Bridge
Posted July 27, 2008, by chalres havens (bbigcnote [at] hotmail [dot] com)

this bridge has been torn down and is being replaced by a modern concrete girder bridge

Wappapello Bridge
Posted March 23, 2008, by Karen

Yes, the pictures on here are copyrighted.

However, I do belive the webmaster has some for sale at lulu.com, I think.

Wappapello Bridge
Posted February 4, 2008, by Jayne Allison (henrijay48 [at] aol [dot] com)

Are the pictures of the Wapppello Bridge copyrighted and who took them.