A bridge was first built in 1927, but in 1957 the Table Rock Dam on the White River was constructed and a new bridge was built because of the volume of water contained behind the new dam. The original bridge of Kimberling City is still beneath the waves of Table Rock Lake to this day.

sonar of old bridge under the water

Here is one of the old photographs which show both the 1927 Kimberling Bridge and the new one that we use today.
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Kimberling City Bridge Facts

Overview

Through truss bridge on MO 13 over Table Rock Lake (White River) at Kimberling City

Location
Stone County, Missouri

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History
Built 1956, replacing an earlier truss bridge built in 1927 that was inundated by Table Rock Lake following the construction of the dam.

Design
Cantilevered Warren through truss

Dimensions
Length of largest span: 479.9 ft.
Total length: 1,861.4 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.62162, -93.41988 (decimal degrees)
36°37’18” N, 93°25’12” W (degrees °minutes ‘seconds”)

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Approximate UTM coordinates
15/462456/4052980 (zone/easting/northing)

Land survey
T. 22 N., R. 23 W., Sec. 9

Average daily traffic
8,360-10,000 vehicles

Inventory numbers
MoDOT A-585 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 413 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)

Inspection report
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 43.7 (out of 100)

Photos: https://www.jmsnaturephotography.com/kimberling-city-bridge

Kimberling City Bridge

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