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Future Flint Hills Nature Trail - US56 Overpass

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Abandoned Old US-56 Overpass

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in March 2017

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BH Photo #382352

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck Girder bridge over former alignment of US 56 on Future Flint Hills Nature Trail
Location
Morris County, Kansas
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1931; bypassed late 90's
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 225.0 ft.
Also called
MoPac - US56 Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.66338, -96.86899   (decimal degrees)
38°39'48" N, 96°52'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/685408/4281576 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Delavan
Inventory numbers
KDOT 0064-B0003 (Kansas Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 45446 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 10, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • February 9, 2015: Updated by Max : Added categories, cleaned up "overview"
  • June 4, 2010: Added by Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com