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MO45 Bear Creek Bridge

Photos 

Looking West

This was the scene on October 10.

Photo taken by Joshua Collins in October 2009

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BH Photo #148321

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony plate girder bridge over Bear Creek on MO 45
Location
Platte County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1936; replaced 2009
Builder
- Mike Haase of St. Joseph, Missouri (Contractor)
Design
Pony/through plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 167.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Skew angle
35 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.43714, -94.93193   (decimal degrees)
39°26'14" N, 94°55'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/333738/4367069 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Weston
Land survey
T. 53 N., R. 36 W., Sec. 3
Inventory numbers
MONBI 5838 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
MoDOT K-491 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 42848 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 22, 2009: Updated by Joshua Collins: bridge has been replaced
  • October 30, 2009: New photos from Joshua Collins
  • June 21, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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