For more information, contact the Historic Preservation Section at 573-526-7346.
MACON - The historic Mussel Fork Drainage Ditch Bridge located on MO 11 in Adair County is available for relocation and reuse. Any interested party is encouraged to submit a proposal no later than June 2, 2014 to the Missouri Department of Transportation Historic Preservation Section to obtain the structure.Slated for replacement in 2015, this bridge can be obtained by government entities, historical or civic groups, or private citizens, free of charge. Details about the bridge can be viewed online at http://www.modot.org/freebridges/. Anyone interested in obtaining a historic bridge must submit a detailed proposal describing the dismantling and relocation plan, cost and future use. A proposal checklist is available online.The Mussel Fork Drainage Ditch Bridge is eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places as a relatively long, good example of State Highway Department standard truss design.