Glasgow Bridge, Missouri

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Glasgow Bridge
Glasgow Bridge from southwest along with rail bridge upstream from it. The old bridge was single lane in its final few years with a stop light on either side.
Carries Route 240
Crosses Missouri River
Locale Howard County, Missouri
Total length 2,243.5 feet
Width 20.3 feet
Longest span 343.7 feet
No. of spans 5
Construction end 1925
Opened September 2009
Rebuilt 1986
Closed 2008-09

The Glasgow Bridge was five-span through truss bridge over the Missouri River on Route 240 between Howard County, Missouri and Saline County, Missouri at Glasgow, Missouri.

It was built in 1925 and rehabilitated in 1986. Its main span was 343.7 feet and its total length was 2,243.5 feet. It had a deck width of 20.3 feet and vertical clearance of 14.8 feet. It was closed and replaced in 2008-09. The new bridge reopened in September 2009 and the project was completed in autumn of that year.

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Coordinates: 39°13′21″N 92°51′01″W / 39.2224°N 92.8503°W / 39.2224; -92.8503