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Maintenance Superintendent: Heath Otte
Area Engineer: Brian Haeffner, P.E.

Bowling Green Maintenance Facility

1416 Business Hwy. 61

Bowling Green, MO  63363

Maintenance Supervisor:  Roy Niemeyer

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Current and Upcoming Road and Bridge Work

Some "bigger" things happening in this county:

Rivet Repairs Will Close Champ Clark Bridge During Daytime Hours

Preliminary Results of Champ Clark Bridge Inspection

MO 79 Bridge at Big Calumet Creek North of Clarksville to Close for Replacement

       Detour Map




Historic bridges along Missouri Route 79 are available for reuse.  These include: the Champ Clark Bridge over the Mississippi River (actually on U.S. 54 at Louisiana); New Bryan Creek; and Guinn's Creek. News Release About New Bryan Creek and Guinn's Creek

New Bryan Creek (PDF informational flyer)

Guinn's Creek (PDF informational flyer)

Critical Condition Bridges in Pike County
Route Location
Body of Water/ Landmark
Year Built
Average Amount of Vehicles Using Bridge Daily
Route C Crooked Branch 1947 90
Route E South Spencer Creek 1958 266
Route U Branch Peno Creek 1927 274
Route U Peno Creek 1961 274
Route W Little Ramsey Creek 1953 180
US Route 54 East Mississippi River; KC Southern Railroad 1928 4004
Route B Peno Creek 1948 304
Outer Road 61 South Peno Creek 1949 84

Information specific to Pike County:

Road Work

road work


Northeast Missouri Bridge Closures

2014 Construction Projects
Safe and Sound Bridge Program major river bridges adopt a highway


Northeast Missouri Unplanned Bridge Closures and Weight Restrictions

Vehicle Weight Chart

Weight Restriction on Big Calumet Creek and Guinns Creek Bridges

10 Tons Weight Restriction on MO 79 at Big Calumet Creek Bridge north edge of Clarksville
15 Tons Single Unit Vehicles and 25 Tons Combination Vehicles on MO 79 at Guinn's Creek Bridge south of Annada

MO 79

10-Ton Weight Limit

Big Calumet and Guinns Creek Info Flyer

Big Calumet Creek-Inspection Pictures

Big Calumet Creek Bridge

located north of Clarksville

Guinns Creek Bridge-Inspection Pictures

Guinn's Creek Bridge

located just south of Annada

        Big Calumet and Guinns Creek Bridges-Weight Restricted

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Mississippi River at Louisiana US 54

Environmental Assessment

champ clark bridge

Louisiana, MO Mayor Bart Niedner statement to MO Highway Commission

on need for a new bridge (4 minutes)

Public Meeting Summary

Tuesday, October 1

Newspaper Advertisement

News Release

Displays & Handouts from the public meeting:


Where are we in the EA process?

These are the 3 locations that we will continue to research:

Bridge Alternate - Green

(Adjacent Downstream)

Bridge Alternate -Yellow

(Adjacent Upstream Improved Alignment)

Bridge Alternate - Red

(Adjacent Upstream)

These are the displays pertaining to environmental, historical and cultural impacts:

Archeological Investigations

Archeological Survey

Section 106

Public Meeting Summary

Thursday, March 21

Newspaper Advertisement

News Release

Displays & Handouts from the public meeting:

Pros & Cons for each option

Alignment/Location Options

(one display)

Upstream Alternative

Downstream Alternative

Upstream with Improved


Public Meeting Summary

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Newspaper Advertisement

News Release

Displays & Handouts at the Public Meeting in November

(Some files may be large and make take some time to download.)

Purpose and Need

Bridge Maintenance

Champ Clark Bridge Facts

Public Meeting Handout

Agency Coordination & Public Involvement Plan

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