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Bear Creek Old US 66 Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Greg Hall

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BH Photo #131597

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Bear Creek on Old US 66 (Pennington Drive)
Location
Laclede County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1923; rehabilitated 1972
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 89.9 ft.
Deck width: 25.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.74086, -92.58607   (decimal degrees)
37°44'27" N, 92°35'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/536469/4177144 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oakland
Land survey
T. 35 N., R. 15 W., Sec. 28
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
392
Inventory numbers
MONBI 4571 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
MoDOT G-248 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 21825 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 71.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Beam (14,369)
Built 1923 (588)
Built during 1920s (9,478)
Laclede County, Missouri (32)
Missouri (6,135)
Open (38,206)
Owned by state (15,117)
Skewed (4,815)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,176)
Steel stringer (5,617)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,371)
US 66 (270)

Update Log 

  • June 16, 2008: Greg Hall reports bridge is not a pony truss

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Greg Hall - cyclebay [at] aol [dot] com

Comments 

Bear Creek US 66 Bridge
Posted August 11, 2008, by Greg and Olivia Hall (cyclebay [at] aol [dot] com)

The only bridge that we find on this stretch of raod is very near the jnct of Old route 66 and Hwy F (slightly different that the map placement, so you might double check me). GPS of N37 44.409 w92 35.215. Taken 7/24/08

Photo 1- Looking west

Photo 2- Weight limit sign

Photo 3- Looking East

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