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Bear Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Bear Creek on Black Jack Road
Location
Lafayette County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1904 by the Midland Bridge Co.; replaced 1998
Builder
- Midland Bridge Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
Pin-connected, 4-panel half-hip Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 67.9 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.01928, -93.70096   (decimal degrees)
39°01'09" N, 93°42'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/439318/4319150 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Higginsville
Land survey
T. 49 N., R. 25 W., Sec. 30
Inventory numbers
MO 054-211000.1 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 42799 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 14, 2009: Added by James Baughn