MO Rock Island Rail Trail

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Currently considered a spur of the Katy Trail. https://mostateparks.com/page/65916/rock-island-spur

Abandoned RI - Chipman Road Tunnel (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1904
Unused closed-spandrel arch bridge over Chipman Road on Inactive Rock Island RR
Rail line inactive

Bear Creek Railroad Bridge (Johnson County, Missouri)
Built 1903
Deck plate girder bridge over Bear Creek on MO Rock Island Rail Trail (Former CRI&P MO Division)
Open to pedestrians/bicyclists

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

Elm Branch Bridge (Pettis County, Missouri)
Three span deck plate girder bridge over Elm Branch on the Rock Island Railroad, near Windsor
Intact but closed to all traffic

Frost Road Tunnel (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1904
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Frost Road on Inactive Rock Island RR
Derelict/abandoned

Highway 19 Bridge (Gasconade County, Missouri)
Bridge over Abandoned line of Rock Island Railroad on State Highway 19
Open to traffic

Katy Trail /Rock Island Overpass (Henry County, Missouri)
Built 1925,
Bridge over Central Mo RR (former CRI&P) on Katy Trail (former MKT RR)
Open to pedestrians only

Lost SW 1101st Road Overpass (Johnson County, Missouri)
Lost Bridge over Old railline on SW 1101st Rd
No longer exists

Lost SW 700th Rd Bridge (Johnson County, Missouri)
Built 1904
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Old Rock Island Line on SW 700th Rd, SW 1601st Rd
No longer exists

Maries County Road 310 Bridge (Maries County, Missouri)
Lost wooden bridge over railroad track on CR 310
Removed but not replaced

Norwack Rd/Old Motel Rd Rock Island Bridge (Gasconade County, Missouri)
Lost Bridge over Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
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

RI - Argyle Tunnel (Osage County, Missouri)
Built 1903
Tunnel on the Rock Island Railroad under a hill and CR 541 between Meta and Koeltztown
Railroad line inactive since 1979

RI - Big Creek Bridge #3 (Cass County, Missouri)
Built 1903, rebuilt in 2016 and converted to trail use.
Deck plate girder bridge over Big Creek on MO Rock Island Rail Trail (Former CRI&P MO subdivision)
Open to Trail Traffic

RI - Big Creek Bridge #4 (Cass County, Missouri)
Deck plate girder bridge over Big Creek on MO Rock Island Trail (Former CRI&P Railroad)
Open to pedestrians/bicyclists only

RI - Crawford Creek Tributary Bridge (Cass County, Missouri)
Deck plate girder bridge over Crawford Creek Tributary on former Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Open to pedestrians/bicyclists only

RI - East Lost Creek Bridge (Johnson County, Missouri)
Built 1904
Deck plate girder bridge over East Lost Creek and old Katy RoW on Former CRI&P, Central Mo RR RoW (never used), but now converted to Missouri Rock Island Rail Trail.
Open to trail traffic.

RI - Eugene Tunnel (Cole County, Missouri)
Built 1903
Tunnel under a hill and MO 17 on the Rock Island Railroad at Eugene
Railroad line currently inactive

RI - Henley/Hoecker Bridge (Miller County, Missouri)
Bridge built at Hoecker/Henley, MO in 1903 for Chicago, Rock Island, & Pacific Railroad; out of service since 1980.
Through truss bridge over the Osage River on the Rock Island Railroad
Rail line currently out of service

RI - Maries River Bridge (Osage County, Missouri)
Built 1902
Three span through truss bridge over Maries River on CRI&P RR
Intact but closed to all traffic

RI - Wilson Creek Bridge (Cass County, Missouri)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Wilson Creek on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Rock Island - Bridge #2106 (Benton County, Missouri)
Abandoned DPG Bridge over Flat Creek on inactive railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

Rock Island 75th Street Overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
The Rock Island line came to Raytown in 1904
Slab bridge over 75th Street on Rock Island RR
Rail line inactive

Tributary of Little Tavern Creek Bridge (Miller County, Missouri)
Built 1903
Deck plate girder bridge over Tributary of Little Tavern Creek on Rock Island Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic