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Guyers Ford Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #105006

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Petite Saline Creek on Guyers Ford Road
Location
Cooper County, Missouri
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built or relocated here in 1921; closed to traffic April 5, 2010
Design
Pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 132.8 ft.
Deck width: 12.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.91997, -92.65710   (decimal degrees)
38°55'12" N, 92°39'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/529726/4307951 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Boonville
Land survey
T. 48 N., R. 16 W., Sec. 15
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
25
Inventory numbers
MONBI 14549 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21346 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2008)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
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Update Log 

  • September 2, 2013: Updated by James Baughn: Appears to be gone based on aerial imagery
  • April 2, 2007: Posted new photos

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com

Comments 

Guyers Ford Bridge
Posted April 6, 2010, by Theresa Krebs (theresa [at] CoCoMoVoice [dot] com)

As of April 5, 2010, this bridge has been closed until further notice per the Cooper County Emergency Management Association/ 911. The EMA said that as of April 5, the bridge was found to be unsafe for travel per an inspection by the Missouri Department of Transportation.