Road: County Road 687/ 310th Place
Feature Crossed: East Fork Big Creek
Owner: Harrison County
Type: Pin-Connected Pratt Through Truss
Year Built: 1910, Relocated 1930
Builder: Dildine Bridge Company
Current Rating: Closed to all traffic
Description and Significance
Big Creek Bridge is a 7 panel Pin-Connected Pratt Pony Through Truss constructed circa 1910 and relocated to its current location in 1930. The bridge is 159 feet in length with two spans, east span is rolled steel and the west span is a through truss. The truss span is 110 feet in length and 13 feet wide with a wood plank deck.
The Big Creek Bridge is eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places under criteria C as a good extant example of a pin-connected through truss.
Harrison County is accepting proposals for the relocation and reuse of the bridge until March 15, 2020. A proposal checklist is available on MoDOT's Free Bridges website (https://www.modot.org/free-bridges). Preservation covenants may accompany the bridge.