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SKOL - US75 Overpass

Photos 

South Approach

Photo taken by David Backlin in July 2011

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BH Photo #203260

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Pennsylvania Avenue (US-75) on South Kansas & Oklahoma Railroad
Location
Independence, Montgomery County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1908
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- South Kansas & Oklahoma Railroad (SKOL)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 58.0 ft.
Total length: 105.0 ft.
Also called
ATSF - US75 Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.23234, -95.70659   (decimal degrees)
37°13'56" N, 95°42'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/259889/4124079 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Independence
Inventory numbers
KDOT 0063-B0009 (Kansas Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 45409 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 31, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 19, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected RR
  • July 5, 2011: Updated by David Backlin: Corrected description
  • July 5, 2011: New Street View added by Robert Elder
  • May 29, 2010: Added by Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke

Comments 

US75 Bridge
Posted July 5, 2011, by David Backlin (us71 [at] cox [dot] net)

Yes, it's a deck girder.

US75 Bridge
Posted July 5, 2011, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Might this be a deck plate girder? I can't tell for certain from the street view.