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METCALF PL over BIG BLUE RIVER

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.

Map

Coordinates:
+38.81333, -94.67167
38°48'48" N, 94°40'18" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:METCALF PL over BIG BLUE RIVER
Structure number:521950460000431
Location:3500' N OF 179TH ST
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Total length:369.1 ft. [112.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1929
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2008

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Bridge closed to all traffic [K]
Average daily traffic:310 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:2.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,607,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2008PoorSerious-Poor3102.0