Missouri Highway 19 Gladden Creek Bridge

Franklin County, MO

nationalbridges.com

This through-truss bridge in south central Missouri carries Highway 19 across Gladden Creek, a normally-dry stream that can become quite torrential after a heavy rain. The listing in the National Bridge Inventory indicates that the bridge was built in 1924 (I think that was when Highway 19 was paved) and is considered functionally obsolete, but is adequate to, "tolerate being left in place as is."

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