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US 59 Railroad Overpass

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Overview
Girder bridge over the CBQ Railroad on US 59
Location
Buchanan County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1936-37; Repalced 2015
Builder
- Sandy Hites (Contractor)
Railroad
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
Seven through plate girder spans
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 115.1 ft.
Total length: 769.8 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.66051, -94.92343   (decimal degrees)
39°39'38" N, 94°55'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/335000/4391846 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Halls
Land survey
T. 56 N., R. 36 W., Sec. 22
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
5,082
Inventory numbers
MoDOT K-590R (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
MONBI 5860 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 20920 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2014)
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: 2 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • December 4, 2015: New Street View added by Clark Vance
  • December 4, 2015: Updated by Luke: Updated status per forum comment

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Comments 

US 59 Railroad Overpass
Posted December 4, 2015, by Richard Schott (stjorickster [at] gmail [dot] com)

Bridge was replaced by modern bridge in 2015. New bridge opened September 2015. As if then two sections over the tracks had yet to be demolished but deck was removed.

US 59 Railroad Overpass
Posted February 21, 2014, by tillerman (tillerman61 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Bridge will be replaced in 2014