I was born in Kansas City, KS, but moved away when I was only 8 years old. I believe this bridge is the one I remember as the 'Humming Bridge'. From what I've gathered, it crossed the Kaw River, that it connected Kansas City, KS with Kansas City, MO., and it was on Kansas Avenue, right close to Armordale. It was always a thrill to ride over the bridge because we loved to hear the 'hum' as we crossed. I know it was necessary, but it's still sad that it's gone. It is a great memory though.
It is sad the bridge is gone, but really, it did need to be replaced. It was always scary when I drove over it.
Every time you could hear the truss members grinding together and making loud noise.
Hello, this is a airplane view of the bridge 2/13/02, and the bridge is destroyed.
in the picture, there are two bridges, one concrete, one truss.
the truss bridge is next to the concrete bridge, laying in the Kansas River after being blow from the piers with dynamite.
this is the (from what i know) last picture of the bridge.
The thru-truss bridge has been demolished and replaced by (ugly) twin girder bridges.