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Bois Brule Creek Private Bridge

Photos 

View from levee

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #106696

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Bois Brule Creek at end of CR 216
Location
Perry County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic on a private lane
History
Built ca. 1905
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 61.0 ft.
Total length: 116.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.80451, -89.77864   (decimal degrees)
37°48'16" N, 89°46'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/255372/4187763 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Belgique
Land survey
T. 36 N., R. 11 E., Sec. 24
Inventory number
BH 22265 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1900s (7,258)
Lally columns (312)
Missouri (6,315)
Open (39,992)
Owned by federal government (1,228)
Perry County, Missouri (43)
Pony truss (16,248)
Riveted (2,185)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,107)
Total length 100-125 feet (5,192)
Truss (32,991)
Warren pony truss (3,372)
Warren truss (6,583)
Wooden deck (6,074)

Update Log 

  • April 17, 2016: Updated by James Baughn: Bridge is now privately owned, has been reinforced and reopened by owner

Sources 

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