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Hilliard Bridge

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Hilliard Bridge

Photo taken by Bill Clanahan

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BH Photo #495248

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Black River on Route W (originally US 67) at Hilliard northeast of Poplar Bluff
Location
Butler County, Missouri
Status
Short stretch of pavement from eastern approach still visible
History
Replaced 1964
Design
8-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.82139, -90.42283   (decimal degrees)
36°49'17" N, 90°25'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/729863/4078158 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Poplar Bluff
Land survey
T. 25 N., R. 6 E., Sec. 16
Inventory number
BH 20958 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Butler County, Missouri (55)
Lost (25,309)
Lost 1964 (79)
Lost during 1960s (778)
Missouri (6,318)
Owned by state (16,110)
Pratt through truss (5,464)
Pratt truss (9,405)
Through truss (15,287)
Truss (33,151)
US 67 (102)

Update Log 

  • April 11, 2021: New photo from Tony Dillon

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Hilliard Bridge
Posted April 11, 2021, by Bill Clanahan (mrclanahan [at] gmail [dot] com)

Here's a photo I made from my back yard when I was a kid, simultaneously showing the original one-lane Hilliard Bridge and its "new" two-lane replacement.