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Kansas City Southern Railway

Reporting mark: KCS
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4th Street Bridge (Crawford County, Kansas)
Built 1955
Concrete slab bridge over Kansas City Southern Railway on K-126 in Pittsburg
Open to traffic above and below

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

91st Street Overpass (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 E. 99th Street
Replaced by new bridge

Abandoned KCS - Kansas River Bridge (Wyandotte County, Kansas)
Built 1916; abandoned 1983
Abandoned three-span through truss bridge over Kansas River on the former Kansas City Southern Railway, south of James Street
Closed to all traffic

Abandoned KCS/ATSF Overpass (Dallas County, Texas)
Steel stringer bridge over Santa Fe Trail on Abandoned Railroad
Open to pedestrians only

ABS - 25th Avenue Overpass (Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)
Deck plate girder bridge over 25th Ave. and creek on Alabama Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

Air Line Blue River bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
The route of the Air Line between Kansas City and Independence
Bridge over Big Blue River on abandoned KCS Air Line, just west of I-435
Rails removed and decked with boards. Open to railroad company street vehicles.

Argentine Boulevard Bridge (Wyandotte County, Kansas)
Built 1890, rebuilt 1908; damaged by 1951 flood, removed 1959
Lost through truss bridge over Kansas River and Argentine Island on Argentine Boulevard, 18th Street in Kansas City
Replaced by the Nearby 18th Street Expressway Bridge Downstream

Armco Power Plant Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Abandoned Warren pony truss bridge over Big Blue River on an Abandoned KCS spur
Abandoned

Ballard Creek Bridge I (Adair County, Oklahoma)
Bridge over Ballard Creek on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

Black Fork River KCS Bridge (north) (Le Flore County, Oklahoma)
2 span through truss bridge over Black Fork River on Kansas City Southern Railway in Hodgen
Open to traffic

Bonner Street Viaduct (Lincoln Parish, Louisiana)
Built 2004
Concrete culvert bridge over KCS Railway on Bonner Street
Open to traffic

Branch West Fork Dry Wood Creek Railroad Bridge (Vernon County, Missouri)
Timber stringer bridge over Branch of West Fork Dry Wood Creek on KCS Railroad
Open to traffic

Brooklyn Railroad Bridge (Forrest County, Mississippi)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Black Creek on KCS Railroad
Open to traffic

Business 240 Overpass over Kansas City Southern Railroad (Howard County, Missouri)
Built 1934
Concrete tee beam bridge over Kcs Rr on Bu 240
Open to traffic

C&NW / KCS Bridge (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Built 1912
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over KCS Rwy & Inductrial Dr on Abandoned C&NW Rwy
Derelict/abandoned

Center Creek Railroad Bridge (Jasper County, Missouri)
Lost Bridge over Center Creek on Former KCS railroad
Removed but not replaced

Chicago & Alton Blue Branch Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1892
Deck plate girder bridge over Tributary of Blue Branch on Kansas City Southern RW (former Chicago & Alton)
Open to traffic

Chicago & Alton Sni-A-Bar Creek Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1928
Deck plate girder bridge over Sni-A-Bar Creek on KCS (Former Chicago & Alton)
Open to traffic

Crysler Avenue Overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
Steel stringer bridge over S Crysler Ave on Kansas City Southern Railway, Mexico Sub
Open to traffic

Duquesne Road Bridge (Newton County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1935; replaced 1996
Lost wooden bridge over KCS Railroad on S. Duquesne Road
Replaced by new bridge

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

Elk Springs Railroad Bridge (McDonald County, Missouri)
Through truss bridge over Elk River on the Kansas City Southern Railway
Lost

Frisco - Blue Ridge Boulevard Overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Blue Ridge Boulevard on St. Louis-San Francisco Railway
Lost

Frisco - Brush Creek Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Abandoned since 1967
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Brush Creek on Inactive St. Louis-San Francisco Railway grade
Abandoned

Frisco Blue River Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Probably built by KCS, then taken over by Frisco when KCS realigned east in 1929
Lost Through truss bridge over Blue River on Frisco RR
Removed but not replaced

Higbee Overhead Bridge (Randolph County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1940; main spans destroyed early 2008
Partially destroyed wooden bridge over the KCS Railroad on CR 2561 (formerly CR 228X) just east of Higbee
Two main spans collapsed, but approaches still intact

Huey P. Long Bridge (Baton Rouge) (East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana)
Opened August 10, 1940 to serve US 190 and Kansas City Southern Railroad. Rehabilitated in 1989 to add four feet of road for auto traffic.
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on US 190 and RR in Baton Rouge
Open to traffic

Illinois Central Underpass (Audrain County, Missouri)
Rail appears on 1887 topo
Steel stringer bridge over Tributary of South Fork Salt River and Audrain Co Rd 913 on Kansas City Southern Railway (Former Illinois Central Gulf)
Open to traffic

Jefferson Rail Road Bridge (Marion County, Texas)
Bypassed rail bridge over Big Cypress Bayou in Jefferson. Built by the Phoenix Bridge Company 1897. New bridge sits just to the north, old bridge preserved in place.
Howe through truss bridge over Big Cypress Bayou
Closed to all traffic

K C S RR Bridge (Sevier County, Arkansas)
Built 1937, removed 1998 following realignment of US 71
Lost Steel stringer bridge over K C S RR on old US 71
Removed

Kansas City Southern Rr Bridge (Lafayette County, Missouri)
Built 1960; replaced 2010
Steel stringer bridge over Kansas City Southern Rr on Route O
Replaced by a new bridge

KCS - 63rd Street Trestle (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1928
Steel trestle over E. 63rd Street Trafficway on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to railroad traffic above and four lanes of traffic below

KCS - Arch Lane Overpass (Newton County, Missouri)
Concrete through arch bridge over Arch Lane on Kansas City Southern RR
Open to traffic

KCS - Arkansas 32 Overpass (Hempstead County, Arkansas)
Bridge over Arkansas 32 on Kansas City Southern
Open to traffic

KCS - Atchafalaya River Bridge (Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana)
Through truss swing bridge over Atchafalaya River on Kansas City Southern Railroad (formerly also carried LA-1)
Open to traffic

KCS - Auxvasse Creek Bridge (Callaway County, Missouri)
Massive steel trestle over Auxvasse Creek on Ozark Valley Railroad, north of Kingdom City
Open to railroad traffic

KCS - Baker Creek Bridge (Hinds County, Mississippi)
Through truss bridge over Baker Creek on KCS Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - Baron Fork Creek Bridge (Adair County, Oklahoma)
Built 1900

Well maintained

KCS - Big Black River Bridge (Warren County, Mississippi)
Built 1917
Concrete arch bridge over Big Black River on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - Black Warrior River Trestle (Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)
Built 1896-9; Steel truss span replaced 1924
Cantilevered Warren through truss bridge over Black Warrior River
Open to traffic

KCS - Blue Parkway Viaduct (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1928
Three-span open-spandrel arch bridge over Blue Parkway (former US 50) on the Kansas City Southern Railway in Kansas City
Open to railroad traffic above and four-lane highway traffic below

KCS - Blue Ridge Boulevard Overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1929
Deck plate girder bridge over Blue Ridge Boulevard on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - BNSF Overpass (Morgan County, Illinois)
Bridge over Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - Bonnet Carre Floodway Trestle (St. Charles Parish, Louisiana)
Timber stringer bridge over Bonnet Carre Floodway on KCS RR
Open to traffic

KCS - Bowling Green Viaduct (Pike County, Missouri)
Built 1899 by the Lassig Bridge & Iron Works
Deck Girder Viaduct over County Road 292 and Branch of Noix Creek on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic above and below

KCS - Caddo Lake Bridge (Caddo Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1898; replaced in the 1990's
Lost swing railroad bridge over Caddo Lake on the Kansas City Southern Railroad at Mooringsport
Replaced by a new bridge

KCS - Calcasieu River Drawbridge (Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana)
Lost Through truss bridge over the Calcasieu River on Kansas City Southern RR
Removed

KCS - Center Creek Bridge (Jasper County, Missouri)
Deck plate girder bridge over Center Creek on KCS Railroad
Open to traffic

KCS - Chunky River Bridge (East) (Newton County, Mississippi)
Built 1905 by A.M. Blodgett of Kansas City
Pratt through truss bridge over Chunky River on Railroad (KCS)
Open to traffic

KCS - Clinton Spring Bridge (Pike County, Missouri)
Built 1894
Stone arch culvert over a branch of Noix Creek in Louisiana
Open to railroad traffic

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 - Colorado River Bridge (Wharton County, Texas)
Built 1903; abandoned 1986, re-opened 2009
Through truss bridge over Colorado River on the Kansas City Southern railway
Open to traffic

KCS - Cow Creek Bridge (Cherokee County, Kansas)
Abandoned bridge over Cow Creek on Former KCS RW
Derelict/abandoned

KCS - CR 25 Overpass (Polk County, Arkansas)
Concrete arch bridge/tunnel on the Kansas City Southern Railway over CR 25
Open to one-lane traffic

KCS - Cross Bayou "A" Bridge (Caddo Parish, Louisiana)
Originally built in 1890 over the Arkansas River in Oklahoma. Re-erected over Cross Bayou adjacent to downtown Shreveport in 1926. Used by KCS into the 1980's.
Waddell "A" truss bridge over Cross Bayou on the Kansas City Southern Railroad in Shreveport, near Spring Street. One of only 2 surviving Waddell "A" truss bridges in the US, the Linn Creek Bridge in Missouri being the other.
Abandoned

KCS - De Arcy Branch Tributary Arch (Greene County, Illinois)
Arch bridge over Tributary of De Arcy Branch on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - Dorcheat Bayou Bridge (Webster Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1884
Deck plate girder bridge over Loggy Bayou (Dorcheat Bayou) on Illinois Central RR
Open to traffic

KCS - Doxies Creek Bridge (Howard County, Missouri)
Built 1900
Deck plate girder bridge over Doxies Creek on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - Doxies Fork Bridge (Howard County, Missouri)
Built 1900
Deck plate girder bridge over Doxies Creek and County Road 243 on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - 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

KCS - E. Fork Wood River Bridge (Madison County, Illinois)
Built 1916
Warren through truss bridge over E. Fork Wood River on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to railroad traffic, but rarely used

KCS - Flinn Road Overpass (Morgan County, Illinois)
Built 1911
Deck plate girder bridge over Flinn Road on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - FM366 Overpass (Jefferson County, Texas)
Built 1964
Pony/through girder bridge over Fm 366 on KCS Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - Glasgow Bridge (Howard County, Missouri)
Built 1900
Four-span through truss railroad bridge over the Missouri River on the Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - Grandview Road Overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
Deck plate girder bridge over Grandview Road on KCS Railroad in Grandview
Open to traffic

KCS - Gregory Boulevard Viaduct (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1928
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Gregory Boulevard on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - Hall Street Bridge (Pearl, IL) (Pike County, Illinois)
Built 1927
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Hall Street on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - Hurricane Creek Bridge (Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)
Built ca.1913; heavily damaged by an F4 tornado on April 27, 2011; reconstructed 2011 with 3 original piers remaining
Steel stringer bridge over Hurricane Creek on L&N Railroad
Multiple spans destroyed by severe weather, those spans rebuilt

KCS - I-70 Overpass (Callaway County, Missouri)
Built 1963
Plate girder bridge over I-70 on the former GM&O Railroad at Kingdom City
Rail line is intact, but apparently unused

KCS - Illinois River Bridge (Greene County, Illinois)
Built 1902, Lift Span Added 1978
Through truss bridge over Illinois River on Kansas City Southern Railway (former GWWR and Chicago & Alton) Railroad
Open to traffic

KCS - Illinois River Bridge (Adair County, Oklahoma)
Built 1900
Through truss bridge over Illinois River on Kansas City Southern Railroad
Well maintained

KCS - Jenson Tunnel (Le Flore County, Oklahoma)
Built 1886
Tunnel under Backbone Mountain on KCS Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - Lake Bistineau Bridge (Red River Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1901
Bridge over Lake Bistineau on Kansas City Southern (formerly Louisiana & Arkansas) RR
Open to traffic

KCS - Lavaca River Bridge (Jackson County, Texas)
Pratt through truss bridge over Lavaca River on Railroad


KCS - Lead Line Road Overpass (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Built 1906
Deck plate girder bridge over Lead Line Road (TR 110) on Illinois Central Railroad
Open to traffic

KCS - Little Blue River Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1900
Warren through truss bridge over Little Blue River on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - Little Noix Creek Bridge (Pike County, Missouri)
Built 1900
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Little Noix Creek on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - Little Piasa Creek Rbidge (Madison County, Illinois)
plate girder bridge over Little Piasa Creek on Southern Railway
Plate Girder bridge over Little Piasa Creek on Kansas City Southern Railway in Godfrey
Open to traffic

KCS - Little Sallisaw Creek Bridge (Sequoyah County, Oklahoma)
Pratt through truss bridge over Little Sallisaw Creek on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - Louisiana Bridge (Pike County, Missouri)
Built 1897-8, Some Spans Replaced 1905 and 1945
Through truss swing railroad bridge over the Mississippi River on Kansas City Southern at Louisiana
Open to train traffic

KCS - Macoupin Creek Bridge (Greene County, Illinois)
Built 1889, Approach added 1901
Pratt through truss bridge over Macoupin Creek on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - Macoupin Creek Overflow Bridge (Greene County, Illinois)
Built 1883, Approaches added 1948
Deck plate girder bridge over Macoupin Creek Overflow on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - Main Street Overpass (Benton County, Arkansas)
Built 1936
Steel stringer bridge over Main Street on KCS RR in Siloam Springs
Open to traffic

KCS - Marais des Cygnes River Bridge (Bates County, Missouri)
Built 1902
Whipple through truss bridge over Marais des Cygnes River on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - Mauvaise Terre Arch (Morgan County, Illinois)
Stone arch bridge over Mauvaise Terre Lake on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - McKinney Creek Trestle (Callaway County, Missouri)
Wooden trestle over McKinney Creek on Kansas City Southern Railway (former GWWR)
Intact but closed to all traffic

KCS - MO D Overpass (Vernon County, Missouri)
Steel stringer bridge over Route D on Kansas City Southern RR
Open to traffic

KCS - Moniteau Bridge (Randolph County, Missouri)
Built 1901
Deck plate girder bridge over Moniteau Creek on KCS Railroad
Open to traffic

KCS - Morgan Street Overpass (Morgan County, Illinois)
Built 1958
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Morton Ave/IL 104 on KCS RR (former Gateway Western RR) in Jacksonville
Open to traffic

KCS - MS182 Overpass (Lowndes County, Mississippi)
Built 1945
Steel stringer bridge over MS182 on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - MS245 Overpass (Lowndes County, Mississippi)
Built 1940
Steel stringer bridge over MS 245 on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

KCS - Neches River Lift Bridge (Jefferson County, Texas)
Constructed in 1941, it was operated on-site until 2004 until its operation was remotely relocated to Kansas City.
Bridge over Neches River on KCS Railroad
Open to traffic

KCS - Neches River Swing Bridge (Old) (Jefferson County, Texas)
Built ?; Replaced 1941
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Neches River on Kansas City Southern Railway
Replaced by a new bridge