Bridge - Bennett Spring State Park - Lebanon, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 37° 43.443 W 092° 51.342
15S E 512716 N 4175208
Quick Description: Stone faced concrete arched bridge constructed by the CCC at Bennett Springs State Park.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 3/29/2015 9:30:58 AM
Waymark Code: WMNKFP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
The bridge constructed circa 1934, is a stone-faced,three-span, concrete bridge spanning Spring Creek. The bridge is approximately 130 feet in length with the longest span being 41 feet.

The bridge was constructed by Civilian Conservation Corps Company 1772. Co. 1772 was a veterans company and staffed by World War I veterans. They began their work at Bennett Springs State Park in November 1933 and continued until December 1937.

Bridge is in good condition and continues to be used for the main highway through the park. The bridge is a contributing building in the Bennett Spring State Park Hatchery – Lodge Area Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places.
Length of bridge: 130 feet

What type of traffic does this bridge support?: Motor vehicle

What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:
Spring Creek


Date constructed: 1934

Is the bridge still in service for its original purpose?: Yes

Name of road or trail the bridge services: Missouri Highway A 64

Location:
Bennett Spring State Park MO A64 Lebanon, Missouri


Height of bridge: Not listed

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