The new Waverly Bridge from southwest.
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The Waverly Bridge is a bridge at Waverly, Missouri, carrying US 24/US 65 over the Missouri River between Carroll County and Lafayette County in the U.S. state of Missouri.
Waverly is a city in Lafayette County, Missouri, United States. The population was 849 at the 2010 census.
U.S. Route 65 is a north–south U.S. highway that runs from Clayton, Louisiana to Albert Lea, Minnesota. In Missouri, the highway enters the state from Arkansas, just south of Branson. The highway exits the state into Iowa near South Lineville.
The Missouri River is the longest river in North America. Rising in the Rocky Mountains of western Montana, the Missouri flows east and south for 2,341 miles (3,767 km) before entering the Mississippi River north of St. Louis, Missouri. The river drains a sparsely populated, semi-arid watershed of more than 500,000 square miles (1,300,000 km2), which includes parts of ten U.S. states and two Canadian provinces. Although nominally considered a tributary of the Mississippi, the Missouri River above the confluence is much longer and carries a comparable volume of water. When combined with the lower Mississippi River, it forms the world's fourth longest river system.
The original bridge was built in 1922. Its main span was 419.2 feet (127.8 m) and total length was 1,942.4 feet (592.0 m). Its deck width was 20 feet (6.1 m) and it had a vertical clearance of 18.1 feet (5.5 m).
A replacement bridge opened on August 25, 2004. The original bridge was demolished in 2005.
Lake of the Ozarks is a large reservoir created by impounding the Osage River in the northern part of the Ozarks in central Missouri. Extents of three smaller tributaries to the Osage are included in the impoundment: the Niangua River, Grandglaize Creek, and Gravois Creek. The lake has a surface area of 54,000 acres (220 km2) and 1,150 miles (1,850 km) of shoreline, and the main channel of the Osage Arm stretches 92 miles (148 km) from end to end. The total drainage area is over 14,000 square miles (36,000 km2). The lake's serpentine shape has earned it the nickname "The Magic Dragon", which has in turn inspired the names of local institutions such as The Magic Dragon Street Meet.
The Gasconade River is about 280 miles (450 km) long and is located in central and south-central Missouri in the United States.
Border irregularities of the United States, particularly panhandles and highway incursions into other jurisdictions, are shown here. Often they are a result of borders which do not conform to geological features.
The Liberty Bend Bridge is the common name for the two continuous truss bridges on Route 291 over the Missouri River in Sugar Creek, Missouri in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
The Lexington Bridge was a seven-span truss bridge on Route 13 over the Missouri River at Lexington, Missouri between Ray County, Missouri and Lafayette County, Missouri. It opened on October 31, 1924 and was replaced by the Ike Skelton Bridge on June 25, 2005. It was designed by the Kansas City Bridge Company. The main span was 408 feet and the total length was 3,072.4 feet. Its deck width was 20 feet and it had vertical clearance of 18.1 feet.
The Miami Bridge, also known as the McDaniel Memorial Bridge, is a new concrete girder bridge that was built to replace a cantilever through truss bridge over the Missouri River at Miami, Missouri between Saline County, Missouri and Carroll County, Missouri. The Miami Bridge carries Route 41. The Miami Bridge was built in 1939, and its deck was replaced in 1983 as part of a rehabilitation project. The old bridge's main cantilever span was 474.7 feet, while the two anchor spans were each 415 feet in length, resulting in a total cantilever truss length of 1304.7 feet. There were 11 approach spans, including four Warren deck truss spans, three on the northern approach and one on the southern approach. All remaining approach spans were steel stringer (multi-beam/girder) spans. Total bridge length including approach spans is 2,071.9 feet. The bridge's deck width is 23.0 feet and it has vertical clearance of 16.5 feet.
The Ike Skelton Bridge is a set of girder bridges on Route 13 over the Missouri River at Lexington, Missouri between Ray County and Lafayette County.
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.
The Boonslick Bridge is a series of girder bridges on U.S. Route 40, Route 5, and Route 87 across the Missouri River between Cooper County, Missouri and Howard County, Missouri at Boonville, Missouri. It is named for Nathan Boone, who built a road between St. Louis, Missouri and a salt lick northwest of the bridge, which was the first departure location on the Santa Fe Trail.
The St. Joseph Swing Bridge is a Union Pacific Railroad truss Swing bridge connecting St. Joseph, Missouri, and Elwood, Kansas.
Cedar Gap is an unincorporated community in southwestern Wright County, Missouri, United States. Cedar Gap lies just south of US Route 60 between Mansfield to the east and Seymour in adjacent Webster County to the west.
Gaskins Run is a tributary of the Susquehanna River in Montour County and Northumberland County, in Pennsylvania, in the United States. It is approximately 2.1 miles (3.4 km) long and flows through Liberty Township, Montour County, Mahoning Township, Montour County. The watershed of the stream has an area of 1.04 square miles (2.7 km2). At least one bridge crosses the stream. It is considered to be both a Coldwater Fishery and a Migratory Fishery.
Bridge Creek is an unincorporated community in Carroll County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.
Hico is an extinct town in Dallas County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. The community was located adjacent to the Niangua River, approximately two miles northeast of Spring Grove and six miles southeast of Buffalo. The Hico Bridge over the Niangua on County Road JJ-203 is approximately 1000 feet west of the Hico location.
Medicine Creek is a stream in Grundy, Livingston, Putnam, and Sullivan counties of the U.S. state of Missouri. It is a tributary to the Grand River.
Middleton Township is an inactive township in Lafayette County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.
Tory Creek is a stream in Christian and Stone counties of southwest Missouri. It is a tributary of the James River.
Bull Creek is a stream in Christian and Taney counties in the Ozarks of southern Missouri.
Swan Creek is a stream in the Ozarks of southern Missouri. It is a tributary of the White River downstream from the Lake Taneycomo dam.
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position; alternatively, a geographic position may be expressed in a combined three-dimensional Cartesian vector. A common choice of coordinates is latitude, longitude and elevation. To specify a location on a plane requires a map projection.