+39.16787, -94.39489
39°10'04" N, 94°23'42" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:MO 291 N over MISSOURI RVR
Structure number:6353
Old structure number:L05683 3 (from 1992 edition)
Location:S 12 T 50 N R 32 W
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:460.3 ft. [140.3 m]
Total length:1884.0 ft. [574.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:26.6 ft. [8.1 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:18.0 ft. [5.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:52.5 ft. [16.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1949
Year reconstructed:2002
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:12,940 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:55.3
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$21,475,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017FairGoodFairSatisfactory1294055.3
May 2016FairGoodFairSatisfactory1103055.7
May 2015FairGoodFairSatisfactory1070955.7
May 2013FairGoodFairSatisfactory1070955.7
June 2011FairGoodFairSatisfactory943559.4
June 2009PoorGoodSeriousSatisfactory1014228.4
February 2008FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1003370.6
January 2006FairExcellentGoodSatisfactory2159469.1
October 2003FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1078959.8
October 2001FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1101246.5
January 2001FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1689246.0
October 1999FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1689246.0
November 1998FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1689246.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.4321002191130
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.94,60082,77511,82500
Steel Stringerlinear ft.6,6566,6160400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.40,26840,14112700
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.50,09535,71314,38200
Steel Trusslinear ft.3,3402,80022031010
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.138,039137,04699300
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.2,9992,0175704120
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.18,10017,803198990
Steel Gusset Plateeach27212841400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5,5015,501000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1401220
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.103139000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.102515100
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.63851900119
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.2360215210
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.91006502600
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.96247200
Compression Jointlinear ft.72062100
Open Jointlinear ft.4848000
Movable Bearingeach1641020
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1641200
Fixed Bearingeach60600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.60600
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3,8233,05876500