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Main Street Bridge

Photos 

Looking east

Photo taken by Clark Vance in October 2013

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BH Photo #267932

Map 

Description 

Built by the The Kansas City, Clay County, and St. Joseph Interurban Railway which started construction in 1911 and opened in 1913. Robert P. Woods of Indianapolis, consulting engineer. Operation ceased in March 1933.

Facts 

Overview
Arch bridge over Fishing River on Main Street in Mosby
Location
Mosby, Clay County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1911 as an interurban bridge, converted to road after 1945
Builder
- Robert P. Woods of Indianapolis, Indiana (Consulting Engineer)
Railroads
- Interurban
- Kansas City, Clay County & St. Joseph Railway (KCCC&StJ)
- Rail-to-road
Design
Luten arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 191.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Also called
KCCC&StJ - Fishing River Bridge
Interurban bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.31505, -94.29897   (decimal degrees)
39°18'54" N, 94°17'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/388018/4352543 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kearney
Land survey
T. 52 N., R. 31 W., Sec. 17
Elevation
770 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
MO 024-293000.2 (Missouri off-system bridge number)
MONBI 21168 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21295 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2015)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 26.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
75

Update Log 

  • November 4, 2016: Updated by Dave King: Added category "Lattice Railing"
  • October 6, 2013: Updated by Clark Vance: Confirmed as Interurban

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Main Street Bridge
Posted November 4, 2016, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Rather than being lattice railings, it looks like they reused some bar joists. I'd have to go back and look to be sure.