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Maryland Street Bridge
Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth
Bridge Documented: March 20, 2016
Louisiana: Pike County, Missouri: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
32.2 Feet (9.8 Meters)
33.0 Feet (10.1 Meters)
11.5 Feet (3.51 Meters)
1 Main Span(s)
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Once nobody would have paid attention to a tiny pony truss like this, until fate turned it into the only highway truss bridge in the city. This is thanks to MoDOT deciding to demolish and replace another larger pony truss nearby as well as the replacement of the 2387 foot long historic Champ Clark Bridge. It is a small, traditionally composed historic bridge. It was built ca. 1920. The floorbeams are unusual, they do not appear to be original to the bridge, but also appear to be of older design: perhaps salvaged floorbeams were reused as replacements on this bridge.
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