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Osage Valley Road Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken October 2007 by James Baughn

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BH Photo #109385

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Petite Saline Creek on Osage Valley Road
Location
Cooper County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1913; rehabilitated 1993
Builder
- Kansas City Bridge Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
Pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 162.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Also called
Billingsville Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.90156, -92.75853   (decimal degrees)
38°54'06" N, 92°45'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/520938/4305879 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Billingsville
Land survey
T. 48 N., R. 17 W., Sec. 26
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
40
Inventory numbers
MONBI 17016 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21360 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 24.8 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • April 25, 2021: New photos from Neil Krout
  • October 31, 2007: Posted new photos

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Comments 

Osage Valley Road Bridge
Posted April 25, 2021, by Mike Daffron (daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com)

It has happened to me too many times

Osage Valley Road Bridge
Posted April 25, 2021, by Luke

It happened to me with https://bridgehunter.com/ia/muscatine/258410/.

I thought my GPS had taken me to the wrong place...

...Nope, just the county having no respect for the early history of a still-active company.

Osage Valley Road Bridge
Posted April 25, 2021, by Neil Krout (kickinpony [dot] 66 [at] gmail [dot] com)

It's not often I come upon a bridge being replaced, or that has been recently replaced.