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Great Western Viaduct

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Overview
Concrete deck girder bridge over abandoned railroad tracks on Northwest Parkway in St. Joseph
Location
St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1927
Builders
- Carrother & Huggins Contractors (Contractor)
- W.G. Fowler (Design)
Railroad
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
Design
Three-span concrete deck girder with 6 ribs
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 35.1 ft.
Total length: 107.9 ft.
Deck width: 29.8 ft.
Recognition
Listed as a contributing resource to the St. Joseph Park and Parkway System Historic District
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.79770, -94.84241   (decimal degrees)
39°47'52" N, 94°50'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/342264/4406928 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Joseph North
Land survey
T. 58 N., R. 35 W., Sec. 33
Elevation
910 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
1,350
Inventory numbers
MONBI 23018 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
MO 011-386500.2 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
BH 20928 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 30.9 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • August 2, 2019: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Chicago & North Western Railway"

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Great Western Viaduct
Posted August 2, 2019, by Richard E Schott (stjorickster [at] gmail [dot] com)

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