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Van Buren Bridge, Spanning Current River at US Route 60, Van Buren, Carter County, MO

Van Buren Bridge, Spanning Current River at US Route 60, Van Buren, Carter County, MO

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Significance: The Van Buren Bridge is a multiple-span structure consisting of a six-panel Pratt through truss, a ten-panel Parker through truss, and ten Warren pony truss approach spans. It is one of Missouri's longest trussed crossings and is significant as an outstanding example of steel truss construction from the formative years of the Missouri State Highway Department.
Survey number: HAER MO-90
Building/structure dates: 1924-1926 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: ca. 1996 Demolished

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Gillioz, Maurice E
Kansas City Structural Steel Company
Missouri State Highway Department
Missouri Highway & Transportation Department
Schmitz, Shaun, photographer
Austin, David C, historian
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