+37.95025, -91.51116
37°57'01" N, 91°30'40" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:MO 8 E over MERAMEC RVR
Structure number:4027
Old structure number:A4966 1 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S 6 T 37 N R 5 W
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:160.1 ft. [48.8 m]
Total length:422.9 ft. [128.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:45.6 ft. [13.9 m]
Skew angle:40°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1991
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,218 [as of 2018]
Truck traffic:18% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:96.2

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2018FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good121896.2
September 2016FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good163095.0
September 2014FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good126896.1
September 2012FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good123896.2
October 2010FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good152295.3
October 2008FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good202293.8
September 2006FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good176494.6
November 2004FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good209793.6
October 2002FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good200493.9
February 2002FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good196994.0
November 2000FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good183994.4
November 1999FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good178994.5
December 1998FairSatisfactoryGoodGood178994.5
November 1997FairSatisfactoryGoodExcellent178994.5
November 1996FairSatisfactoryGoodExcellent165594.9
October 1995GoodGoodGoodExcellent165594.9
November 1994GoodGoodGoodExcellent157595.1
November 1993GoodGoodGoodExcellent144595.5
September 1992GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent144595.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,1002,100000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.35,16635,166000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.19,25817,3321,92600
Reinforced Concrete Columneach66000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1961752100
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.110110000
Elastomeric Bearingeach1010000
Enclosed/Concealed Bearingeach1010000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.91175016100