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Frisco - US 54 Overpass

Photos 

West Approach

Photo taken by David Backlin in July 2011

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BH Photo #203930

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Bridge was removed over the weekend of 16-17 Nov 2014

Facts 

Overview
Pony plate girder bridge over US 54 / US 400 on Frisco Railroad
Location
Butler County, Kansas
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1955; Removed 2014
Railroads
- Rail-to-trail
- St. Louis-San Francisco Railway (SLSF; Frisco)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 132.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.67972, -97.05305   (decimal degrees)
37°40'47" N, 97°03'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/671686/4172063 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Santa Fe Lake
Inventory numbers
KDOT 0008-B0002 (Kansas Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 49080 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 12, 2015: New Street View added by Dave King
  • January 11, 2015: Updated by Luke: Pony plate girder
  • November 23, 2014: Updated by Rob Brock: Bridge removed
  • July 10, 2011: Added by David Backlin

Sources 

  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net
  • Rob Brock - k0pvw [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Frisco - US 54 Overpass
Posted January 11, 2015, by Randy (randy [at] locojoe [dot] com)

From up top. Photo taken in May of 2013. RIP.

US 54 Bridge
Posted January 8, 2012, by Remick Bloss (madirea [at] cox [dot] net)

I believe this particular bridge is not a deck girder bridge; it looks like a pony through plate girder bridge.