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Polo Bridge

Otter Creek Bridge

   


Polo Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: June 2, 2016
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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Park Walkway Over Park Lagoon
Location
Polo: Caldwell County, Missouri
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1875 By Builder/Contractor: Missouri Valley Bridge and Iron Company of Leavenworth, Kansas

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
2002
Main Span Length
120 Feet (36.6 Meters)
Structure Length
120 Feet (36.6 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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This bridge was originally located  on CR-303 over Otter Creek. When completed it was Caldwell County's first all-metal bridge. In 2002, this bridge was relocated to its current location in a park setting. This extremely rare example of a cast and wrought iron bowstring is even more rare as a bowstring built by the Missouri Valley Bridge and Iron Works.

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