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DME - Kearney Road Overpass

Photos 

East Approach

Photo taken by David Backlin in June 2011

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BH Photo #202390

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Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Kearney Rd on Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad
Location
Excelsior Springs, Clay County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1935
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- I&M Rail Link (IMRL)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Dimensions
Span length: 39.0 ft.
Total length: 39.0 ft.
Also called
MILW Bridge #I-816 1/2
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.33846, -94.24309   (decimal degrees)
39°20'18" N, 94°14'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/392871/4355073 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Excelsior Springs
Land survey
T. 52 N., R. 30 W., Sec. 2
Inventory numbers
MoDOT K-438 (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 48958 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 14, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • November 11, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: added railroad information
  • July 25, 2016: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Ballasted Deck"
  • June 21, 2011: Added by David Backlin

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Comments 

BNSF - Kearney Road Overpass
Posted July 25, 2016, by Kerri Sharp (Katiedidit1971 [at] gmail [dot] com )

I was taking a friend home from McDonald's heading West two weeks ago when a rock fell from this overpass and broke the windshield on my mothers car I was driving and injuring my arm.