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Kansas Street Bridge

Photos 

East side

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #104864

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Corrugated multi-plate arch bridge over Wears Creek on Kansas Street in Jefferson City
Location
Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri
Status
Open to two-lane traffic
Design
Corrugated multi-plate arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 20.0 ft.
Total length: 45.9 ft.
Deck width: 28.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.57648, -92.19032   (decimal degrees)
38°34'35" N, 92°11'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/570528/4270090 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jefferson City
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
2,695
Inventory numbers
MONBI 19351 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 21324 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 64.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • November 28, 2015: New Street View added by David Backlin
  • November 28, 2015: New photo from Clark Vance
  • May 24, 2005: Posted new photos

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net

Comments 

Kansas Street Bridge
Posted November 30, 2015, by Royce and Bobette Haley (roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Lol. So just as I say it is not a steel arch-it is a steel arch. Thanks Nathan.

Royce

Kansas Street Bridge
Posted November 30, 2015, by Nathan Holth (nathan [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Its most likely a "corrugated multi-plate steel arch bridge" these were common in the 1930s sometimes as part of Depression relief programs. http://historicbridges.org/bridges/browser/?bridgebrowser=mi...

Kansas Street Bridge
Posted November 29, 2015, by Royce and Bobette Haley (roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I'm looking at this bridge and it looks more like a disguised culvert to me. It is listed in the NBI as a steel culvert in 2004. Then after that the NBI lists it as a steel arch which it obviously is not. Any thoughts here? Is it a disguised culvert or a stone arch?

Royce