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BIRDS NEST RD over MERAMEC RVR

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

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Coordinates:
+37.99846, -91.35943
37°59'54" N, 91°21'34" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:BIRDS NEST RD over MERAMEC RVR
Structure number:19098
Old structure number:2110000 028 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S 21 T 38 N R 4 W
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:250.0 ft. [76.2 m]
Total length:512.2 ft. [156.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1914
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:M 9 / H 10 [1]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Wood or Timber [7]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2011

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:100 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:19.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,288,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2011PoorSeriousPoorFair10019.2
February 2009PoorVery GoodPoorFair10024.6
February 2007PoorVery GoodPoorFair10024.6
August 2005PoorVery GoodPoorFair10024.6
April 2003PoorFairPoorFair10023.6
November 2000PoorFairPoorSatisfactory10023.6
July 1999FairFairFairSatisfactory10023.6
April 1991PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory3519.7