Cape Girardeau, Missouri

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Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Opened to traffic Dec. 13, 2003, replacing the old Cape Girardeau Bridge
Cable-stayed bridge over the Mississippi River connecting MO 34 and IL 146 at Cape Girardeau
Open to four-lane traffic

BNSF - Cape Rock Culvert (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Stone culvert bridge over Unnamed creek on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - Diversion Channel Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1928, replacing an earlier through truss bridge that had collapsed
Two-span through truss bridge over the Diversion Channel on the BNSF Railway southwest of Cape Girardeau
Open to traffic on the active BNSF St. Louis-Memphis railroad line

Cape Girardeau Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built 1928, closed to all traffic on December 13, 2003, main spans demolished on September 9, 2004
Lost continuous through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on MO 34/IL 146 at Cape Girardeau
Replaced by Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge

Dennis Scivally Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built 1941 by Dennis M. Scivally
Replica stone arch footbridge over a tributary of Walker Branch within Dennis Scivally Park at Cape Girardeau
Open to pedestrians only

Good Hope Street Overpass (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built 1904-05 to cross the Cape Girardeau Northern Railroad (later Missouri Pacific); removed 1996
Lost concrete arch bridge over Missouri Pacific Railroad on Good Hope Street
Replaced by new bridge

I-55 Diversion Channel Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built 1949; rehabilitated 1989
Deck plate girder bridge over Diversion Channel on Southbound I-55
Open to traffic

Independence Street Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Replaced 1986
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Cape La Croix Creek on Independence Street
Replaced by new bridge

Morgan Oak Street Overpass (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1904-05 to cross the Cape Girardeau Northern Railroad (later Missouri Pacific); rails removed 1986; demolished Sept. 13, 2010
Lost concrete arch bridge on Morgan Oak Street over a ditch formerly occupied by the Missouri Pacific Railroad
Demolished to make room for a roundabout

Old US61 Diversion Channel Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built 1924-25, replacing a series of temporary bridges across the Diversion Channel on Rock Levee Road, located to the east.
Lost three-span through truss bridge over the Diversion Channel between Cape Girardeau and Scott City on Old US 61, just east of the I-55 bridge
Bridge removed and never replaced

Old US61 Ramsey Branch Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built 1928
Pony truss bridge over Ramsey Branch on Old US 61 (S. Kingshighway) in Cape Girardeau
Open to traffic on a dead-end paved road

Ramsey Branch MO 74 Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built 1930; replaced by a concrete bridge in 2000
Lost pony truss bridge over Ramsey Branch on MO 74 right across from the still-standing Ramsey Branch Old US 61 Bridge in Cape Girardeau
Replaced by a new bridge

Semo Port Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1930
Through truss bridge over the Diversion Channel on the SEMO Port Railroad south of Cape Girardeau
Open to railroad traffic

Sloan Creek Railroad Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built 1960, replacing an earlier bridge
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Sloan Creek on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

South Sprigg Street Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1920; replaced 1999
Lost Concrete tee beam bridge over Cape La Croix Creek on South Sprigg Street
Replaced by new bridge

Tollhouse Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
This bridge was part of a macadam toll road between Cape Girardeau and Scott County
Lost concrete arch bridge over Cape La Croix Creek on Rock Levee Road (now South Sprigg Street) in Cape Girardeau
No longer exists

Wilson Road Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1930; removed 1988
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Cape La Croix Creek on Wilson Road
Removed