A pair of Warren Through Truss bridges over the Missouri River on Interstate 70.
Original westbound bridge built in 1958 and closed November 4th, 2012 (Superstructure Demolished 2012) and reopened to traffic with entirely new superstructure on August 11th, 2013. New superstructure was built on original 1958 piers.
eastbound bridge built in 1978.
Pair of cantilevered through truss bridges over the Missouri River on I-70 at St. Charles
Original westbound bridge built in 1958 and closed November 4th, 2012 (Superstructure Demolished 2012) and reopened to traffic with entirely new superstructure on August 11th, 2013. eastbound bridge built in 1978.
Cantilevered Warren through truss
Length of largest span: 480.0 ft.
Total length: 4,083.2 ft. (0.8 mi.)
Deck width: 67.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 19.8 ft.
I-70 Missouri River Bridges
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.76412, -90.48242(decimal degrees) 38°45'51" N, 90°28'57" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
MoDOT L-05616 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 6672 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
MONBI 2784 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 22568 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair(5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good(7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory(6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 71.5 (out of 100) View more at BridgeReports.com
April 29, 2020: Updated by Brad Smith: Tried to clarify the state of the westbound span.
July 1, 2019: New photos from Joe Sonderman
May 18, 2019: New photos from Joe Sonderman
February 11, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
May 11, 2015: New video from Tomas C
August 16, 2013: Updated by Mark Dellbringge: Updated history.
November 17, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Removed "closed November 4th, 2012 for reconstruction. " from being betwixt the build dates for the 58 & 78 spans.
November 5, 2012: Updated by Mark Dellbringge: Incorporated data from NBI for eastbound 1978 bridge as 1958 westbound bridge data no longer applies.
August 21, 2011: New photos from Ben Tate
February 7, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: Corrected future prospects to reflect risk of demolition.
July 31, 2010: Updated by Mark Dellbringge: Updated future prospects
March 10, 2009: New photos from James Baughn
June 4, 2008: New photos from James Baughn
January 23, 2006: Posted new photos
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