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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 20.42 Private Bridges

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Chapter 20.42
Private Bridges

Sections:

20.42.010 Clearance signs.
20.42.020 Inspection certificates--Required.
20.42.030 Inspection certificates--Closing bridge.
20.42.040 Inspection certificates--Due dates.

20.42.010 Clearance signs.

By June 1, 1969, owners of private bridges vertically clearing and traversing roadways of public highways, streets and alleys in the City, having a maximum vertical clearance from the underside of the bridge to the nearest surface of the roadway laying beneath such bridge of less than sixteen feet, shall give warning of the actual clearance by clearly marking on each side of the bridge perpendicular to the highway, street or alley, the vertical distance from the underside to the surface of the roadway at its minimum distance, in feet and inches, and the markings shall conform in all details to specifications adopted by the Director of Streets, pursuant to the requirements hereof.
(Ord. No. 68604, 17, 3-16-2010.)

20.42.020 Inspection certificates--Required.

The owners of all bridges approaching the City shall furnish the Director of Streets with two- and five-year certificates of safety inspection, the certificates of inspection shall be prepared in substantial compliance with Instructional Memorandum 40-1-68, 32-40, issued March 12, 1968, published by the Bureau of Public Roads and the Informational Guide for Inspection of Highway Bridges, March 1968, published by the Bureau of Public Roads, and any supplements thereto.
(Ord. No. 68604, 17, 3-16-2010.)

20.42.030 Inspection certificates--Closing bridge.

The Director of Streets may cause any of the bridges to be closed if the inspection certificate is not furnished within one month of the date due or if the necessary repairs, which are indicated by the inspection, are not completed within six months of their discovery.
(Ord. No. 68604, 17, 3-16-2010.)

20.42.040 Inspection certificates--Due dates.

The first two year inspection report shall be furnished to the Director of Streets by January 1, 1969, and the first five year inspection report shall be due three years thereafter on January 1, 1972.
(Ord. No. 68604, 17, 3-16-2010.)

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