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Kansas City, Missouri

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31st Street Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1916; rehabilitated 1974
Lost concrete tee beam bridge over Penn Valley Drive (Wyandotte Street) on W. 31st Street
Replaced by new bridge

56th Street Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built when KCS moved to an eastern alignment
Lost steel stringer bridge over Kansas City Southern Railway on E. 56th St.
Replaced by a new bridge

8 th Street Tunnel (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1888; abandoned 1962, opened for tours in 2005
Tunnel under downtown Kansas City Missouri and Interstate 35
Open to pedestrians for tour in summertime.

8th Street Tunnel Viaduct (Jackson County, Missouri)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Rail yard on Kansas City Cable Railway
Removed

91st Street underpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built for the relocated KCS mainline running south out of Kansas City to New Orleans
Steel stringer bridge over E. 91st Street on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

93rd Street Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1928 when KCS moved their line east to this route. Replaced 1985
Lost Timber stringer bridge over KCS RY on 93rd Street
Replaced by new bridge

99th Street bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1928, Replaced 1991
Lost Steel stringer bridge over KCS RY on 99th Street
Replaced by new bridge

Abandoned KCS - Blue River Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
A rail spur built in 1950 to service the Armco Steel plant
Abandoned pony/through plate girder vertical lift bridge over Blue River on Abandoned Railroad
Abandoned

Armco Power Plant Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Abandoned Warren pony truss bridge over Big Blue River on an abandoned railroad near Sheffield
Abandoned

Arrowhead Trafficway (US 169) Bridge (Clay County, Missouri)
Built 2011
Steel stringer bridge over Arrowhead Trafficway (US 169) on Tiffany Springs Rd
Open to traffic

ASB Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Opened to traffic on December 28, 1911; upper roadway deck removed 1987
Vertical-lift through truss bridge over the Missouri River on the BNSF Railway in Kansas City
Open to railroad traffic

Bannister Road Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1931; replaced ca. 2004
Lost pony truss bridge over Little Blue River on Bannister Road in Kansas City
Replaced by a new bridge

Bannister Road Overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1931
Rigid frame bridge over Blue River Road on Old Bannister Road
Open to traffic

Beardsley Road Viaduct (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1917
Concrete deck girder bridge on Beardsley Road
Replaced 2010

Blue Parkway Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1928
Lost Girder bridge over Big Blue River on Blue Parkway
Removed

Blue Parkway Railroad Viaduct (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1928
Three-span open-spandrel arch bridge over Blue Parkway on the Kansas City Southern Railway in Kansas City
Open to railroad traffic above and four-lane highway traffic below

Blue Parkway Viaduct (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1976; replaced 2004
Lost steel plate-girder bridge over Blue River on Blue Parkway in Kansas City
Replaced by a new bridge

Blue Ridge Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1906 by the Forrester-Swenson Construction Co.
Stone arch bridge over MO 12 on Blue Ridge Blvd. between Kansas City and Independence
Open to two-lane traffic above and four-lane traffic below

Blue River Road Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Stone arch bridge over an unnamed creek (branch of Blue River) on Blue River Road in Kansas City
Open to traffic

BNSF - Independence Avenue (US 24) Overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1937
Slab bridge over Independence Ave (US 24) on BNSF RR
Open to rail traffic above, street traffic below

Branch of Brush Creek Bridge (Johnson County, Kansas)
Stone culvert bridge over Branch of Brush Creek on State Line Road
Open to traffic

Broadway Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1955; rehabilitated 1990, tolls removed 1991
Steel through arch bridge over Missouri River on Broadway Blvd (US 169) in Kansas City
Open to traffic

Brush Creek Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1901 by William Rockhill Nelson. Replaced 1991
Lost two-span stone arch bridge over Brush Creek on Rockhill Road
Replaced by a concrete bridge

Campbell Drive Bridge (Clay County, Missouri)
Built 1921
Arch bridge over Shoal Creek on Campbell Drive in Kansas City
Open to traffic

Chouteau Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1887; converted into vehicular use in 1951; demolished in 2001
Lost three-span Whipple truss bridge over the Missouri River in Kansas City
Replaced by new bridge in 2001

Cliff Drive Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1920
Concrete arch bridge over Chestnut Trafficway on Cliff Drive in Kansas City
Open to traffic

Dodson Streetcar - 69th Street Overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
Concrete stringer bridge over Pedestrian path replacing 69th Street on Bike trail on former Dodson Streetcar line
Open to pedestrians

E 58th Street Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1929
Wooden bridge over the KC Southern Railroad on E. 58th Street in Kansas City
Removed but not replaced

E 79th street railroad underpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1928
Concrete slab bridge over 79th Street on Kansas City Southern RR
Open on KCS main line

E. 107th Street Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Concrete encased steel stringer bridge over E. 107th Street on Kansas City Southern Railway in Kansas City
Open to traffic

E. 39th Street Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Concrete stringer bridge over E. 39th St. on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

E. 51st Street Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1946 when the railroad moved to this alignment.
Slab bridge over Union Pacific (formerly MoPac) RR on 51st Street
Open to traffic

E. 56th Street bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1946 when railroad changed alignment
Concrete stringer bridge over Union Pacific RR (former MoPac) on E. 56th Street
Open to traffic

E. 59th Street bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1946 when the rail was placed on a new alignment
Concrete stringer bridge over Union Pacific RR (former MP) on E. 59th Street
Open to traffic

E. 83rd Street Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Concrete bridge over Kansas City Southern Railway on E. 83rd Street
Removed but not replaced

E. 86th Street Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1929
Wooden bridge over the KC Southern Railroad on 86th Street in Kansas City
Open to traffic

East 23rd Street Viaduct (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1936; replaced 1997
Lost plate girder bridge over Big Blue River on 23rd Street Trafficway
Replaced by new bridge

Elm Avenue Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Replaced 2002
Lost pony truss bridge over White Oak Creek on Elm Avenue in Kansas City
Replaced by a new bridge

Fairfax Bridge (Platte County, Missouri)
Built 1935; rehabilitated 1979; Closed October 31, 2014
Through truss bridge over the Missouri River on Southbound US 69 in Kansas City
Closed and in the process of Demolition

First Hannibal Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1869 under the direction of Octave Chanute; damaged by tornado in 1887, replaced 1917 by the Second Hannibal Bridge
Lost through truss bridge over Missouri River on Railroad in Kansas City
No longer exists

Frisco - Brush Creek Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Brush Creek on Inactive railroad grade
Abandoned

Gladstone Blvd. Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1897-98 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; most of superstructure replaced in 2005
Replaced steel deck arch bridge over Anderson Ave. on Gladstone Blvd. in Kansas City
Substantially replaced by a new bridge

Grand Ave Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1963
Concrete slab bridge over I-70 on Grand Blvd
Open to traffic

Grand Avenue Viaduct (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1940; Renovated 1997
Plate girder bridge over the railroad yard on Grand Avenue


Hardesty Avenue Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Slab bridge over Hardesty Avenue on BNSF Railroad
Open to traffic

Hillcrest Road Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1906, probably by the Midland Bridge Co.
Concrete arch bridge over an unnamed creek (branch of Blue River) on Hillcrest Road in Kansas City
Open to traffic

I 70 E. Stadium Drive Overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built for/with Truman Sports Complex
Deck plate girder bridge over I-70
Open to traffic

I-35 Viaduct (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1946
Deck plate girder bridge over Avenida Cesar E Chavez, Southwest Blvd., and other city streets on I-35
Open to traffic

I-435 Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1966; rehabilitated 1991
Beam bridge over I-435 on Us 40
Replaced by a new bridge

Interurban Road Bridge (Platte County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1920
Lost concrete arch bridge over Wildcat Branch on NW Interurban Road in Kansas City
Replaced by a new bridge

Interurban Road Todd Creek Bridge (Platte County, Missouri)
Built for Kansas City, Clay County and St. Joseph RR
Concrete arch bridge over Todd Creek on NW Interurban Road in Kansas City
Bypassed by new bridge

KCS - Coal Mine Road Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Timber stringer bridge over Coal Mine Road on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to railroad traffic above and one-lane road traffic below

KCS - Old Longview Road Overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Bennington Ave on Kansas City Southern RR
Open to traffic

KCS Air Line - Blue River bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Carried the Air Line in to Independence
Bridge over Big Blue River on abandoned KCS Air Line, just west of I-435
Rails removed and decked with boards. Open to traffic by tired railroad vehicles.

KCT - 12th Street Overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
Slab bridge over E. 12th Street on Kansas City Terminal Railway
Open to traffic

KCT - Indiana Avenue Overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
Slab bridge over Indiana Avenue on Kansas City Terminal Railway
Open to traffic

KCT - Jackson Avenue Overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
Slab bridge over Jackson Avenue on Kansas City Terminal Railway


KCT - Summit Street Overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
Slab bridge over Summit Street on Kansas City Terminal Railway


KCT - Truman Road Overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
Concrete bridge over Truman Road on Kansas City Terminal Railway in Kansas City
Open to railroad traffic

KCT - Van Brunt Boulevard Overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
Slab bridge over Van Brunt Blvd. on Kansas City Terminal Railway


KCT - West 25th Street Overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
Slab bridge over W. 25th Street on Kansas City Terminal Railway
Open to traffic

KCT - Wilson Avenue Overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
Slab bridge over Wilson Avenue on Kansas City Terminal Railway


Kenneth Road Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1905; replaced by a relocated Bailey Truss in 1996. Closed to all traffic due to damage from an overweight truck in 2008.
Lost through truss bridge over Big Blue River on Kenneth Road in Kansas City
Closed to all traffic

Lake of the Woods Gregory Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Lake of the Woods spillway on Gregory Blvd.
Open to traffic

Lexington Avenue Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1900-01 by the Central Electric Railroad Co.; remodeled 1907; rehabilitated 1965 and 2006
Steel plate-girder bridge over Chestnut Trafficway on Lexington Avenue in Kansas City
Open to traffic

Little Blue ghost bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Shown on 1919 map, shown as bypassed on 1939 quad.
Lost Bridge over Unnamed tributary of Little Blue River on Unnamed rural road
Removed

Little Blue Road Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1932; replaced 2006
Lost through truss bridge over Little Blue River on Little Blue Road in Kansas City
Replaced by a new bridge

Little Shoal Creek Bridge (Clay County, Missouri)
Abandoned warren pony truss bridge overLittle Shoal Creek Shoal Creek on N Birmingham Rd
Derelict/abandoned

Longview Road Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1920's
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Little Blue River on Longview Road
Inundated

Lumpkins Fork Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1932
Concrete tee beam bridge over Lumpkins Fork on Raytown Road
Open to traffic

Michael R. Haverty Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1892 next to Missouri River; abandoned 1960, relocated to Union Station 2006
Through truss bridge over Railroad tracks at Union Station in Kansas City
Open to pedestrians

North Home Avenue Bridge (Clay County, Missouri)
Built 1912 by the Kansas City Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1985; replaced ca. 2009
Lost pony truss bridge over Fishing River on North Home Avenue in Kansas City
Replaced by a new bridge

NW 56th Street Bridge (Platte County, Missouri)
Lost Bridge over Line Creek on NW 56th Street
Destroyed by flooding

Oak Viaduct (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1930; rehabilitated (and probably widened) 1990
Deck plate girder bridge over KCT Railway on Oak Street
Open to traffic

Old 50 hwy bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Bridge over Unnamed tributary of Blue River on Blue Parkway (old US 50)
Open to traffic

Old Bannister Road Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Bypassed 1931
Lost Bridge over Little Blue River on Former alignment Bannister Road
Removed but not replaced

Old Blue Ridge Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Beam bridge over unnamed tributary of Little Blue River on old alignment of Blue Ridge Blvd.
Open to pedestrians

Oldham Road Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1920
Small arch bridge over a Branch of Blue River on Oldham Road in Kansas City
Open to traffic

Paseo Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1954; rehabilitated 1984 and 2005; replaced 2011
Lost self-anchored suspension bridge across the Missouri River on I-29/I-35/US 71 in Kansas City
Replaced by a new bridge

Platte Purchase Bridge (Platte County, Missouri)
Built 1957; rehabilitated 1997
Through truss bridge over the Missouri River on Northbound US 69 in Kansas City
Open to 2-way traffic. Was originally Northbound only until October 31, 2014

Prospect Avenue Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1909; rehabilitated 1977; replaced 2004
Lost arch bridge over Brush Creek on Prospect Avenue
No longer exists

Raytown Road Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1904; reduced to one-way traffic in 2004; rehabilitated 2005
Wooden trestle bridge over the inactive Rock Island Railroad on Raytown Road in Raytown
Open to one-lane northbound traffic

Rhinehart Road Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1906, probably by the Midland Bridge Co.
Lost pony truss bridge over Cedar Creek on Rhinehart Road in Kansas City
Replaced by a modern bridge

RI - 47th Street Overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
The Rock Island line reached Raytown just south of this location in 1904.
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over E. 47th Street on Inactive Rock Island RR
Rail line inactive

RI - Blue Ridge Cut-Off overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
Unused since 1980 with the bankruptcy of the Rock Island Railroad
Unused pony plate girder bridge over Blue Ridge Cut-Off on the Rock Island Railroad in Kansas City
Railroad line inactive

RI - East Stadium Drive Overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
Unused since 1980 with the bankruptcy of the Rock Island Railroad
Unused arch bridge over E. Stadium Drive on Rock Island Railroad
Railroad line inactive since ca. 1980

RI - Manchester Trafficway Overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
This line was built ca 1904
Deck plate girder bridge over Manchester Trafficway on Inactive Rock Island RR
Rail line inactive

RI - Vale Tunnel (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1903-4; abandoned 1980 with the bankruptcy of the Rock Island Railroad
Tunnel on the Rock Island Railroad under a hill and Bannister Road between Raytown and Lees Summit in Kansas City
Railroad line inactive

RI - White Oak Creek Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1904
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over White Oak Creek on Inactive Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific
Intact but closed to all traffic

Richfield Road Bridge (Clay County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1968
Concrete arch bridge over Rush Creek on Richfield Road in Kansas City
Open to traffic

Rock Creek Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1932
Concrete tee beam bridge over Rock Creek on Kentucky Avenue
Open to traffic

Rock Island - MO 350 Overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
Abandoned 1980 with the bankruptcy of the Rock Island Railroad
Unused steel stringer bridge over MO 350 on the former Rock Island Railroad in Raytown
Railroad line inactive

Rock Island Manchester Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Union Pacific Railroad on Rock Island RR
Intact but closed to all traffic

Round Grove Creek Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1913
Lost concrete arch bridge over Round Grove Creek on Raytown Road near the Truman Sports Complex in Kansas City
No longer exists

Sebree Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1922-24; rehabilitated 1983
Three-span open-spandrel arch bridge over Brush Creek on Benton Blvd. in Kansas City
Open to traffic

Second Hannibal Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1917 to replace First Hannibal Bridge; auto deck abandoned 1956
Through truss swing bridge over Missouri River on the BNSF Railway in Kansas City
Open to railroad traffic

Sni-A-Bar Road Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1929
Open-spandrel concrete arch bridge over the Kansas City Southern Railway on Sni-a-bar Road in Kansas City
Replaced by a new bridge

St. Louis Avenue Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1914; replaced 2003
Lost skewed Pratt through truss over the KCS Railroad on St. Louis Avenue
Replaced by new bridge on different alignment

Stadium Drive underpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
Concrete stringer bridge over Stadium Drive (former Raytown Road) on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open

Swope Park / Kansas City Zoo Suspension Footbridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1907; Rehabilitated 1994
Wire suspension bridge over Blue River on Non-Motorized Path
Open to pedestrians