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Turkey Creek Bridge

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Overview

Photo taken by James Baughn in February 2009

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BH Photo #134810

Description 

Removed and replaced by a low water crossing.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Turkey Creek on CR 756
Location
Monroe County, Missouri
Status
REMOVED; replaced by a Ugly InExpensive Concrete Low Water Crossing.
History
Built ca. 1930
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 36.0 ft.
Total length: 37.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.40500, -91.99333   (decimal degrees)
39°24'18" N, 91°59'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/586670/4362204 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Paris East
Land survey
T. 53 N., R. 10 W., Sec. 2
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
5
Inventory numbers
MO 069-045000.8 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 13701 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 22132 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 18 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • December 2, 2020: Updated by K. Allen Ballard: REMOVED; Low water crossing added just to the south.
  • March 3, 2009: New photos from James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • K. Allen Ballard - speedeeprint [at] gmail [dot] com