Rating:
3 votes

Front Street Overpass

Photos 

View of Bridge

Photo taken by Rick Mattioni in November 2008

Enlarge

BH Photo #127829

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Girder bridge over MKT Railroad on E. Front St. (Old Rt. 66) in Galena
Location
Galena, Cherokee County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1922; Refurbished 2011
Railroad
- Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad (MKT; Katy)
Design
Concrete deck girder bridge.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.9 ft.
Total length: 215.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Galena Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.08217, -94.63595   (decimal degrees)
37°04'56" N, 94°38'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/354590/4105239 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Baxter Springs
Elevation
900 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
400
Inventory numbers
KS 000111115007005 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 37538 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 29 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • December 9, 2010: Updated by David Backlin: Bridge has been refurbished
  • March 10, 2010: Updated by David Backlin: Added alternate name
  • March 9, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Added Street View link
  • February 14, 2010: New photos from David Backlin
  • November 17, 2008: Updated by Rick Mattioni: Bridge information updated.
  • October 7, 2008: Added by David Backlin

Sources 

  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net
  • Rick Mattioni
  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com