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US65 Rock Island bridge

Map 

Description 

"The bridge itself is a reinforced concrete structure spanning the 2-lane highway. The bold white letters spelling out "ROCK ISLAND" can still be seen clearly on each side of the overpass as you drive underneath."

Description from: http://members.tripod.com/mo_central_rail/stations.html

People referred to it as "Rock Island" bridge, not by the RI symbol.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over US 65 on Former Rock Island MO Division
Location
Benton County, Missouri
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Removed to widen US 65
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Described by historian as "reinforced concrete".
Also called
RI US65 Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.49638, -93.27398   (decimal degrees)
38°29'47" N, 93°16'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/476108/4260927 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lincoln
Inventory number
BH 58827 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Benton County, Missouri (41)
Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (1,024)
Lost (22,485)
Missouri (6,156)
Railroad (14,425)
US 65 (52)

Update Log 

  • November 17, 2013: Added by Clark Vance

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com