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Kansas River I-70 Bridge

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pair of lost deck truss bridges over Kansas River on I-70 in Lawrence
Location
Douglas County, Kansas
Status
Lost
History
Built 1956; demolished Nov. 2009
Design
Warren deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 332.9 ft.
Total length: 2,323.5 ft. (0.4 mi.)
Deck width: 32.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.99191, -95.23955   (decimal degrees)
38°59'31" N, 95°14'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/306040/4318264 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lawrence East
Inventory numbers
KDOT 0023-B0045 (Kansas Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 17694 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 8, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Added Street View for these lost bridges.
  • November 15, 2009: Updated by Robert Elder: Updated Overview, Status, Status Description and Year Lost. Bridge is currently being demolished.
  • April 23, 2008: Updated by Max Johnson

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Kansas River I-70 Bridge
Posted November 15, 2009, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)
Kansas River I-70 Bridge
Posted November 2, 2009, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Both bridges are expected to be demolished with in two weeks of today. Source: http://www2.ljworld.com/news/2009/nov/02/kansas-turnpike-aut...