Highway 19 - Current River Bridge

Shannon County, Mo

37.28641,-91.40906

About a mile south of the Sinking Creek Bridge is a the Current River Bridge. The river is fed by cold springs and is heavily used for recreation. The concrete filled spandrel arch has five spans (the longest 130 feet) with a total length of 602 feet. It was built in 1924 at a cost of $71,471.39 and bears structure number G804A. Just to the east of the highway bridge is a pedestrian bridge of much newer origin that connects recreational areas on either side of the river.

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Highway 19
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Canoe rental
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Narrow Bridge
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Current River bridge viewed from the north
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Current River bridge viewed from the south
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Bridges viewed from the south
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Nameplate
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East side of the bridge
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Southernmost arch
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Deck of pedestrian bridge viewed from the south
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East side of bridge
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Pier
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Arches over the Current River
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Pier in the river
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Guardrail
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Southern arches viewed from the west
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Pier
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Southern abutment
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East side of bridge looking south
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Canoe passing under bridge
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Current River headed east
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Pier in the river with flotsam
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East side of bridge
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Deck looking north
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Nameplate
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Pedestrian bridge